God used Paul’s difficult circumstances to spread the gospel and build the church. Paul knew that because Jesus suffered to bring salvation to the world, believers doing God’s work would suffer too.
Family Discussion Points:
- When should we tell others about Jesus? We should tell about Jesus even when it is difficult.
- Why was Paul joyful, even in prison?
- How have you seen God bring good through difficult circumstances?
- What does it mean to be joyful? How is joy different from happiness?