Category Archives: 1 Peter 4:12-13

The Gift of Suffering

It made Jesus perfect, but we don’t want it. It taught Jesus obedience, but we avoid it. St. Paul boasted in it, yet we are ashamed of it. St. Peter told us to rejoice in it, yet we reject it. … Continue reading

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