Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 96:7-13 | Job 37:1 – 39:30 | 2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:10 | Proverbs 22:13
Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10
“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.”( 2 Corinthians 4:17 NIV)
I love the phrase Paul uses to describe troubles: “Our light and momentary troubles.” Remember his light and momentary troubles? “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed, perplexed but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned, struck down, but not destroyed. We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed” (4:8-10).
A few chapters later he further details his “light and momentary troubles”:
I have worked much harder, been in prison more frequently, been flogged…
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