Many people view difficulty as the antithesis of pleasure, happiness, and beauty. When in fact it is the catalyst for the most refined and exquisite version of all three. God reveals how He purposely leverages difficulty (trials, tribulations, and sufferings) in the construction of His saints.
When we understand that God’s yokings are sacred and significant, it helps to better train us how honor those yokings and to keep them from being “put asunder.”
Readiness for Triumph
Often times believers get frustrated by the fact that there seems to be no power in their lives. They believe the right things, esteem good theology, and even ponder the beauty of the Truth, but their lives don’t evidence that beauty of the truth in their daily lives.