"as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing" 2 Corinthians 6:10
I began to teach a single mama's Bible study a couple weeks ago. This past week we looked at the above passage from 2 Corinthians 6. Corinthians is a letter written by the apostle Paul to the church in Corinth. In this section of Paul's letter he is encouraging the believers in Corinth not to turn away from sound doctrine, thereby shunning God's Grace. Paul goes on to explain the backwards life of the apostles and how there are so many paradox's in the life of the one who chooses to follow Christ. He lists all these paradox's, including the one above. As I read this Truth through the example of the life of the very first Christians, I am challenged and a bit taken aback.
How can I live a life that is so filled with sorrow, yet I ALWAYS rejoice?
Well, today tested me on this very Truth. Today was the Third Annual Conner Wilson Memorial Golf Tournament. It was a day that was full of so much…