How to See God's Hand in Your Suffering
John Flavel, in 1678,instructs readers to see God as the author of all circumstances in life, including suffering:
Set before you the sovereignty of God. Eye Him as the Being infinitely superior to you, at whose pleasure you and all your have subsist (Psalm 115:3), which is the most conclusive reason and argument for submission (Psalm 46:10). For if we, all we have proceeded from His will, how right is it that we be resigned up to it!
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