“In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

God promised us in His Word that we would suffer, be persecuted, go through trials, face spiritual battles, and have other difficult life experiences.  So, why are we surprised when they happen?  The good news is that God also promises that IF we allow ourselves to be pruned and trained by the storm,  we will later enjoy the fruit of the purposeful pain.  Battles and Blessings … Battles and Blessings… Battles and Blessings!  Jesus said:  “In this life you will have trouble” but don’t forget that He also said “Take heart!  I have overcome the world!”   So go into 2019 and the rest of your life expecting storms, but knowing you walk with the ONE who calms the storms and Walks On The Water!

Written by Bryan Jennings · @Bryanjennings7