Powered by 4 - May 12, 2012

 

Your Good. His Glory.

today's reading.
Ruth 4:13-22    So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. And he went in to her, and the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son...

the blog.
I love how God has a way of taking some of our worst times and using them for our good and His glory. That's what I see with Ruth and Naomi today but especially with Naomi.

This passage made me think about when my husband, Jeff, got cancer. He was so sick and we didn't know if the treatment was working. Jeff wasn't even 40 years old yet and here he was fighting for his life. But as awful as that was, God used Jeff's cancer for His glory and Jeff's and my good. You see the cancer opened up many opportunities for Jeff, and even me, to witness to others about Christ. His cancer also drew Jeff closer to God, and Jeff and I closer together in our marriage. 

So when have you experienced hardship that, when you look back, you can see it was ultimately for your good and God's glory? I'd love to hear your story. Tami W.

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