In hard times and in situations that reveals uncertainty, it can be difficult to look beyond your currently troubles or things currently happening in your life but here have come to let you know that, see light at the end of the tunnel.
Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer.
Be patient in your affliction because joy awaits you, all you are in will only dwell for a night the morning of rejoining is coming.
1Ti 4:10 For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, specially of those that believe.
While we should try to live at peace with everyone.
Repay no one evil for evil, but take thought for what is honest and proper and noble [aiming to be above reproach] in the sight of everyone.
If possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
Conflicts with the world and its authorities is sometimes inscrutable for a Christian.
If the world hates you, know that it hated Me before it hated you.
There will be situations where you cannot obey both God and people. Then you must obey God and trust His word.
For whatever was thus written in former days was written for our instruction, that by [our steadfast and patient] endurance and the encouragement [drawn] from the Scriptures we might hold fast to and cherish hope.
Let this word encourage you;
Luke 6:22 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you [from their company], and shall reproach [you], and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man’s sake.
What blessings await you when people hate you and exclude you and mock you and curse you as evil because you follow the son of man.
Why should I take my flesh in my teeth and put my life in my hands [incurring the danger of God’s wrath]?
[I do it because, though He slay me, yet will I wait for and trust Him and] behold, He will slay me; I have no hope–nevertheless, I will maintain and argue my ways before Him and even to His face.
Life is short and full of trouble, job laments in his closing remarks to his first round of conversation. Sickness, loneliness, disappointment and death cause job to say that life is not fair.
In vs 14, 15 even in his gloom, job hoped for the resurrection of the dead.
If this is true then job understood the one truth that could put his suffering in perspective.
God’s solution to believers who live in an unfair world is to guarantee life with Him forever.
No matter how unfair your present world seems, God offers the hope of being in his presence eternally.
As the flowers start to bloom and the sun stays out a little longer, we’re reminded that spring is the ultimate time of renewal, when we can really reset ourselves through Lent and spiritually prepare ourselves for the year ahead.
But those who wait for the Lord [who expect, look for, and hope in Him] shall change and renew their strength and power; they shall lift their wings and mount up [close to God] as eagles [mount up to the sun]; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint or become tired.
2 Corinthians 4:18
Since we consider and look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are visible are temporal (brief and fleeting), but the things that are invisible are deathless and everlasting.
I here by tell you hope in the lord and know that all what you are going through the lord is restoring all was lost in your life.
[But what of that?] For I consider that the sufferings of this present time (this present life) are not worth being compared with the glory that is about to be revealed to us and in us and for us and conferred on us!