Question: does God want you to be healthy, wealthy, and wise? Many Christians would say that yes, this is God’s desire for our lives.
Better Question: does God want to conform us into the image of His Son, Our Savior, Jesus Christ? Yes, yes, and yes again.
This means that the Lord will go to great lengths to accomplish this in your life. Including bringing suffering into your life. Not a once of us would ask to go through the school of suffering. But, I can attest, great growth in faith and the Gospel comes through our suffering well in Christ. A friend of mine called it a subtle heresy that most Christians believe, when we that God wants to make us happy and comfortable. Actually he wrecks our comfort, especially our comfort with our sin. When we quit fighting for our sanctification. God wrecks our apathy…
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