God… comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
A million things can go wrong in our lifetime. Most don’t; they never do. But sometimes a particular thing badly disrupts us—we’re diagnosed with a rare disease; our house catches on fire; we’re caught up in an addiction; our child has a car wreck; our spouse shows signs of dementia. Of the 7.53 billion people on earth, others have suffered the same blows. There’s a fellowship of suffering known only by those who have experienced the same issues.
If the Lord allows adversity to come into your life, perhaps it’s because He wants to use you to comfort others when they endure the same thing. Imagine how many ministries have been started by men and women longing to use the lessons they’ve learned in a crisis to…
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