Quotemeal: Aug. 20th, 2022

Saturday, August 20, 2022

"Affliction comes to the believer not to make him sad, but sober; not to make him sorry, but wise. Even as the plow enriches the field so that the seed is multiplied a thousandfold, so affliction should magnify our joy and increase our spiritual harvest."
— Henry Ward Beecher

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Illustration of Henry Ward Beecher — "Affliction comes to the believer not to make him sad, but sober; not to make him sorry, but wise. Even as the plow enriches the field so that the seed is multiplied a thousandfold, so affliction should magnify our joy and increase our spiritual harvest."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.