Suffering with a Purpose: Don’t Waste Your Pain

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Continuing in our “Pursuit of Joy” series through the book of Philippians, Troy shares about the purposes of our suffering and he encourages us not to “waste our pain.” The apostle Paul used his chains—his imprisonment—to advance the gospel, as we read in Philippians chapter 1. It wasn’t that he enjoyed being incarcerated, but he knew it could be turned to good purposes. In God’s hands, intended evil becomes eventual good.