We shall not always live in this poor, dying, trying, suffering, sinful state!
(Letters of John Newton)
"Now I know in part — then I shall know fully." Soon we shall see cause to number our sharpest trials, among our choicest mercies! Then we shall say, "He has done all things well."
Our trials are but for a season. We shall not always live in this poor, dying, trying, suffering, sinful state! Yet a little while, and all our sorrows will be left below — and this poor earth will be exchanged for a glorious Heaven!
Our present troubles will soon be to us — as the remembrance of a dream when we awake!
"Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen — but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary — but what is unseen is eternal!" 2 Corinthians 4:16-18