Suffering is a great challenge to our faith in our walk with God. We see in the book of Job that Satan uses suffering to tempt us to forfeit our faith and turn away from our Lord. No one is immune from suffering. Everyone has trials. Everyone has difficulties. The apostle Paul was not immune from suffering in this life. Paul writes this letter from prison, likely during his imprisonment that we read about at the end of the book of Acts. So here is the great apostle Paul, who has been imprisoned for over two years in Caesarea and now, after a horrible journey to Rome that included a shipwreck, he is imprisoned in Rome awaiting his trial before Caesar. With this in mind, read Philippians 1:12-26 and listen to what Paul says about his circumstances.
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