How Do You Respond to Times of Distress?
What happens when something falls apart around you? One of the most encouraging things I see as a pastor (or a father) is when I see people in the church or my children in times of distress and they grow stronger and softer, sweeter and deeper than they were before. The trials bring forth fruit instead of failure. Our family saw an example of the opposite when we wee reading 2 Chronicles 28:22 this week,
“Now in the time of his distress King Ahaz became increasingly unfaithful to the LORD.”