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What a God-honoring thing to see a struggling, sorrowing child of earth cleave fast to God, calmly trusting in Him, happy and at rest in the midst of storm and suffering!  Let [the saints] prize affliction as the very time and opportunity for [glorifying God] most of all.

So with us.  God makes us weary, too, weary all over – thoroughly weary. We get weary of a present evil world, weary of self, weary of sin, weary of suffering, weary of this mortal body, weary of these vile hearts, weary of earth – weary of all but Jesus!  Of Him no trial can weary us. Suffering only endears Him the more.  Blessed suffering – that makes Him appear more precious and the world viler; that brings Him nearer to our hearts and thrusts the world away!

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