Because of this, in fact, I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, because I know the one in whom my faith is set and I am convinced that he is able to protect what has been entrusted to me until that day.
[2 Tim 1:12 NET]
Personal acquaintance with Christ is a living thing. Like a tree that uses every hour for growth, it thrives in sunshine, it is refreshed by rain even the storm drives it to fasten its grip more firmly in the earth for its support. So, troubled heart, in all experience, say, “This comes that I may make closer acquaintance with my Lord.”
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