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The problems of life

Daily Thought

Your Word for 12 April 2024

Psalm 71:5
‘For You have been my hope, Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth.’

2254Why do we face problems?  Why does it seem that we just cannot go through life without problems? These are questions that many people ask.  In the course of life we face many problems and situations that call for us to deal with problems.
Problems came from different directions:

  1. From things we have done.
  2. From things done to us.
  3. From things that are beyond our control.

But God can use the things we are going through to work in our lives. I have discovered that in life problems happen.  It is an inevitable part of life.   No one lives without it and no one escapes it.

Job 5:7 But man is born to trouble as the sparks and the flames fly upward.

Things happen in life and we end up dealing with the resultant problems. I once read a little statement that said: ‘be gentle with everyone because everyone is facing a hard time’.
The truth is that everyone is contended with some problem or challenge. These can range from physical to relational to financial.  It is how we respond to these problems and challenges that is the secret to life.

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