To understand the blessings in a beatdown, we have to know that it’s better to walk with God in the darkness than to walk alone in the light. That’s what Jesus wanted us to know. Through the example of His life, we can see that He always put God first, especially in His suffering.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.