We who are in Christ and are married are an object lesson. But... are we teaching the right lesson?
Life is hard. Period. Life is full of suffering, but it is also full of joy.
“In all things I am instructed both to be full, and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.”
Forgiveness is a sacrifice. Forgiveness is unconditional. Forgiveness is permanent.
God is interested in every situation and in every life. And there is nothing so big, so ugly, and so horrible, that He cannot transform it into something beautiful.
The name Onesimus means "profitable." But this man certainly did not live up to his name---at least, not at first.