What is the role of struggle and suffering in human life? How often do we pray that God saves us from a particular struggle and suffering only to find out that we go exactly through this what we want to avoid? The doctor tells you bad news about your chances to have a child. Your father’s health is deteriorating. You lost a loved one unexpectedly.
Have you wondered why did you need to endure such pain? Take heart, God has given you much more than just freedom from captivity. Our pain and suffering are not in vain. They are powerful ingredients to transform us into vessels prepared to serve and useful to God.
The quest for glory, greatness, value, significance, meaning, identity and eternal life is a fundamental longing. This is the primary desire and need of every person. God, Himself has inserted this longing. Therefore, He is the only one who can fill this gap and provide for that need. This provision is in the center of His awesome plan to share His Life and nature through Christ in us – our hope of glory. Continue reading “How to Succeed on the Quest for Glory”
What is heavenly prize apostle Paul talks about in his Letter to the Philippians? And to what high calling is God calling us through Jesus Christ? The high calling is the complete restoration and functioning of God’s original, initial design for each person, mankind and the creation as a whole.