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Suffering is Oft the Divine Agent?

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Announcements Forums Soul – August 18th, 2019 Suffering is Oft the Divine Agent?

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    444 : 2-6, 10-12 In some way, sooner or later, all must rise superior to materiality, and suffering is oft the divine agent in this elevation. “All things work together for good to them that love God,” is the dictum of Scripture.
    Step by step will those who trust Him find that “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

    This statement could sound contradictory since God does not send suffering to His own, but the suffering we seem to have each encountered sent us seeking God more. From our testimonies it is clear we all got here due to some suffering….. none of us would be here striving had there not been some suffering that led us here. Unfortunate most do not do so because of Science; since Mrs. Eddy says it’s either through Science or suffering and somehow the latter seem to be the most common catalyst.
    thank God there comes a time, if we do not give up, when we can look back and give thanks for the “salutary challenges” along the way!

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