It’s Day 1 of our 26-day #Encourage Marathon!
Someone out there is running low on strength, confidence, hope and maybe even faith. (It might even be you!)
This is today’s passage:
afflicted in every way, but not crushed;
perplexed, but not driven to despair;
persecuted, but not forsaken;
struck down, but not destroyed;
always carrying in the body the death of Jesus,
so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies.
~ 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 ESV, emphasis mine
The apostle Paul gave everything for Christ and experienced affliction, confusion, persecution, rejection, and heartache. In spite of all, he endured to the end. His body may have been struck down, but his soul was not destroyed.
You may or may not be experiencing persecution as a Christian. It could be that you’ve lost your home, are grappling with grief from a recent…
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