This week I have been listening to Andrew Wommack’s radio teaching on the ‘Christian First Aid Kit’ – which I would highly recommend.
One thing that really stood out to me was Paul’s description of his problems&hardships (2 Cor 11:23-29) but he still described them as light and momentary troubles (2 Cor 4:17) . The reason he could say this was that he was looking at everything in the light of eternity. All the troubles he was facing could never stop him worshipping Jesus as he knew that they would be over in the blink of an eye compared to eternity in heaven with the King of Kings.
We too need to remember to view everything that comes our way in the light of eternity. And the light of eternity is Jesus as He is the ‘light of the world’ (John 8:12). We should see everything through Jesus’s sacrifice, as though it were a filter that changes everything we see. By doing this we can praise Him in every situation as all things seen in the light of eternity are shown for what they really are.