Lecture 9, All Things Work Together:
One of life’s most difficult questions concerns why bad things happen. Whether minor things like being delayed in traffic or major things like coping with injury and disease, all people face disappointment and heartache. In the midst of the frustration and pain around us, today’s passage reminds us of the glorious hope that awaits all followers of Jesus Christ. Moreover, the Holy Spirit is using the very trials and hardships that we experience to help us grow in faith and become more like Christ.