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Divine Artistry

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Dr. Edward Judson, in speaking of the life of his father, Adoniram Judson, at the dedication of the Judson Memorial Church in New York City, said, “Suffering and success go together. If you are succeeding without suffering, it is because others before you have suffered; if you are suffering without succeeding, it is that others after you may succeed.”

Happy are they that mourn. They can be happy because they know that their pain, their distress, and their privation are the travail of a new creation, the birthpangs of a better world. They can be happy if they are aware that the Master Artist, God, is employing both light and shadow to produce a masterpiece worthy of divine artistry.

They can also glory in their infirmities, smile through their tears, and sing in the midst of their sorrow, because they realize that in God’s economy, “If we suffer, we shall also reign with Him.”

Prayer for the day

In suffering I will learn to praise You, loving Savior.

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4 Comments

  1. Yolanda Manfredonia says:

    This website has blessed me so.

  2. Gerry says:

    Humanly speaking , most people do not enjoy suffering. From a believer’s point of view though , we realize and understand that there must be trials and tribulations in order to refine our character and teach us to rely more on the one who created us……God Almighty

  3. Joyce Paul says:

    The Bible reveals JESUS, Who alone has the power to change lives. The Spirit of God uses The Word of God to change hearts.God Bless you! amen.

  4. Ken Ezekiel says:

    Lord, let your will be done