When we began to follow Jesus He never promised we wouldn’t have troubles and trials. However, He did say that we should take heart because He has overcome the world. God’s word also reminds us that as a good Father He disciplines us for our own good. Since He is good, we can take comfort in the fact that anything painful that comes into our lives, whatever the reason it comes, will be put to a positive use to bring forth fruitfulness in our lives.
“When a farmer plows for planting, does he plow continually? — Isaiah 28:24 One day in early summer I walked past a lovely meadow. The grass was as soft, thick, and beautiful as an immense green rug. At one end of the meadow stood a fine old tree that served as a sanctuary for countlessa href=’http://www.faithgateway.com/the-plow-of-the-lord/’ title=’Read more’ …/a
Source: The Plow of the Lord