Friday, February 6, 2015

Flashback Friday - Martin Wiles

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Joy In Adversity

I was twenty four years old and had never had one, but I did now. 

My fiancé and I were riding bikes down a country road. Railroad tracks don’t normally concern me, but these crossed the road at an angle. When my front tire made contact, it was yanked into the track’s crevice sending my bike one way and me the other. I skidded down the asphalt on my right arm. When I stood up, I knew my arm was broken. Adversity brought pain, but I did get two weeks off from work. 

Paul wasn’t a stranger to pain-nor was his traveling companions. The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten with rods (Acts 16:22). Read more...

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