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Maintaining Your Spiritual Edge (Part 7)
Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: Maintaining Your Spiritual Edge
(based in part on Selwyn Hughes, Everyday Light: Water for the Soul)
1. In dealing with frustration and adversity, we must realize that:
-all the circumstances of our lives are useful for maturing us
-God give us the strength we need to deal with the frustrations of our lives (2 Corinthians 12:1-10)
-God can turn negatives into positives (Romans 8:28)
-we can share what we have learned with someone else in need.
2. “Suffering produces something. It is of value; it changes us.” (Philip Yancey)
3. If we have a positive attitude, we draw people to ourselves and to God. If we have a negative, complaining attitude we block God’s work and drive people away from us and God.
4. Problems are an invitation to grow.