John Piper writes this week that keeping in mind some general reasons for suffering in our lives will help us to deal with the trials that inevitably come our way. By keeping these things in mind, Piper argues we can rest in knowing God is working for our good though our circumstances might threaten to tell us otherwise.
Those general reasons are the 5 R’s:
Repentance, Reliance, Righteousness, Reward, and Reminder.
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