Satan will often use opposition to discourage believers. But opposition is just opportunity that is cleverly disguised. We’ll see today how the Apostle Paul realized that his opportunity was designed as opposition so he would become discouraged. And we’ll see how to combat that same strategy that Satan tries to use against us.
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.