Trusting God Quotes (148 quotes)
Learning Hope The Hard Way - Pastor Steven Furtick
How to Find Strength in Tough Times
Having faith in God during difficult times can be incredibly hard. Even physically painful. Yes, seventeen very long months of no income. Unspeakably amazing gifts of God that we would not have received any other way than to walk through this trial. Because, truly, God does have a wonderful purpose for these challenging situations. Tonight I watched the sunset. I watched the sun dip lower and lower behind a silhouetted mountain crest and then—just like that!
When difficult circumstances arise, the gospel of Jesus Christ affords perspective and strength to make necessary adjustments. In some instances, however, life circumstances prevent us from achieving that ideal. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles:. It is a family composed of a righteous Melchizedek Priesthood bearer with a righteous wife sealed to him and children born in the covenant or sealed to them. With a mother in the home in an environment of love and service, the parents teach their children, through example and precept, the ways of the Lord and His truths. They fulfill their divinely appointed roles mentioned in the family proclamation. Their children mature by living teachings instilled from birth.
But what about periods of prolonged suffering or surprise attacks? I pondered this question just yesterday. After a long stint of peace and tranquility, yesterday proved challenging with flaring emotions, less-than-graceful communication and the temptation to — yet again — go over details. Even with all the reading, all the praying and all the practice of trying to stay peaceful, yesterday was overwhelming, and I found myself begging God to drop me a line. I prayed over and over for Him to bring relief and change the scene.
Finding Faith in Difficult Times
We all experience difficult times in our lives. It is a time of testing and trial. Faith in Jesus Christ will help us endure the tribulations we encounter in this life. Following are the testimonies of four Latter-day Saints who have chosen faith when faced with challenges. Several years ago, I came across a certain criticism of the Book of Mormon that I had never heard or read before.