I have no idea why God’s way works, but I know it does.
So what next? Live for Christ! God saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began – 1 Timothy 1:9.
Before time began, God set his heart on you. He called you. He knew where you would be right at this moment, and in grace with a purpose he made you his own to live for his glory.
Several women in leadership in our women’s ministries as well as a number of our disciplers have been through divorces. One of them was sharing at our discipler meeting on Monday, tears of pain in her eyes,
“What I would tell a woman considering divorce is this: Fight for your marriage! Going through divorce is like death – it’s worse than death. You lose so much more than a spouse: you lose family, you lose friends. You may think your marriage is a place of pain and divorce is an escape. But it’s not! It is a lifetime of heartache that multiplies and goes on.
“But to the woman on the other side, who is divorced, I would tell her that God has given me the most wonderful new life, and a godly husband, and so much joy. It takes time, but eventually healing comes. Divorce leaves a scar, but scars do’t have any pain.”