Greetings New Life Nation!!
This statement has been stated over and over again by scholars, motivational leaders, charismatic speakers and even some ministers: "Don't let your problems get the best of you!" But, I want to challenge this age-old statement by looking at it through both a secular and spiritual lens.
It was the famous genius and prodigy, Albert Einstein who said, "It's not that I'm so smart, it’s that I've spent a lot of time with problems!" And then the spiritual icon, the Apostle Paul stated in Romans 5:3 that, "Suffering and Problems Produce Perseverance!" If we truly focus and apply our faith to either statement then we will quickly find out that although no one really wants to deal with pressure, pain & problems..., it is imperative that we allow these trials to be used as "Instruments of Spiritual Transformation!"
In essence, your sickness was designed to "Get the Best of You!"
Your divorce was designed to "Get the Best of You!"
Your termination and separation was designed to "Get the Best of You!"
When they laughed at you, criticized you and lied on you, it was designed to "Get the Best of You!"
When they set traps to entangle you and cause you to stumble, it was designed to "Get the Best of You!"
The reason God designed and allowed these things to "Get the Best of You." is because He knows that "He will Get the Best Out of You!"
So, the next time you encounter trouble, trials, chaos and confusion... Just "Embrace what you Face," and let it "Get the Best of You!"
Remember, God is watching and waiting!
Yours in Christ,
"Impacting Lives for the Cause of Christ!"
Kedric L. McKnight
Rev. Kedric L. McKnight is the founder and Senior Pastor of the New Life Bible Fellowship Church. Weekly he shares motivational articles and insights with members and friends,