Timeless truths from Philippians 3:10-11.
The pursuit of all who know Christ is to “know Him.” Our heart’s desire is to know Him deeper, richer, and fuller. It is a desire for an intimate walk with our Lord. That brings with it a double edged sword: great rewards and sufferings. None who really grow deep in Christ do so in the absence of suffering. While we abhor it, suffering becomes the instrument for intimacy. When you suffer, embrace Him.
“that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death; in order that I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.” Philippians 3:10-11 NASB