Peter, Second, Jesus discussed on Active Church Podcast


How peter went. That's how he died for his faith. What's what's going on here with them. How were they able to handle these immense pressures. It was all about their perspective as they were dealing with these things. What was that perspective. That same chapter that. We just read in second. Corinthians paul goes on to say this. Let's see what this perspective is. He says so. We do not lose heart though our outer self is wasting away. This body of ours is literally being destroyed. Our inner self is being renewed day by day for this light momentary affliction references that this is life of you could argue agony this life of pain of what he's going through this persecution that he's under of spreading the gospel the good news of jesus he calls all of that turmoil. Lights momentary affliction. How is he is not like stating what. This actually isn't check it out. It's this perspective. This light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison as we look not to the things that are seen not to the situation. That's going on right now to us but instead we look to the things that are unseen for the things that are seen are transient. But the things that are unseen are eternal. What paul and the other disciples they knew is this. Is that this life. And the things that we experience. And i'm not trying to minimize the pain or the pressure that you're experiencing you're under our hope. Don't take it as that i- knowledge. I empathize with that. I empathize with the pressure but but what the apostles went through and what we see from scripture is that they would say even the the most immense amount of pain and pressure that they felt it was but something white to them. Why because they know this world is imperil swirled is going to pass away and there is a life beyond this life in light of the life to come. This thing that we're dealing with cassim small here. Here's the question. What are you measuring life with. What are you measuring your problems with a ruler. Adrias my nine year olds. Pink wheeler is..

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