Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
I don't really know what I want to say about this right now because I'm extremely tired. This verse was talked about tonight at cru and it's not something I think about often when going through hard times.
If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?
If we are not able to make wise choices on a daily basis and live out our faith as if we really believed it, how will someone who has never met Jesus ever get a chance to see Him?