A Final Word on Suffering
|What Not to Do||What To Do When Suffering|
|1. Don't be Surprised||1. Rejoice for Future Glory & Present Blessings|
|2. Don't deserve your suffering||2. Remember the future. Yours & theirs.|
|3. Don't be ashamed of being a Christian||3. Commit yourselves to God & continue to do what's right.|
Why am I suffering?
- Because I am following Jesus --> Persevere
- Because I am not following Jesus --> Repent
Who is causing me suffering?
- Unbelievers 1 Peter 4:16
- Other Believers 1 Peter 4:19
- Broken World 1 Peter 4:19
What is God Doing 1 Peter 1:6-7
- Refining your faith
What should I do?
A Final word on Suffering 1 Peter 4:19