The Blessing of Suffering
October 7, 2007

The Blessing of Suffering

Passage: Romans 5:3-5
Service Type:

I. Introduction
II. More Benefits for the Christian
A. Suffering for Christ is a blessing because of what it produces
i. Perseverance
ii. Character
iii. Hope
B. The love of God is behind the gift of suffering
III. Conclusion and Application
A. Why aren't you suffering for your faith
B. Learning to appreciate suffering's blessing/gift