So then, those who suffer according to God's will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.
1 Peter 4:19
This morning I had the privilege of studying this passage with a dear friend. It is important when we study the Word of God to see how the author qualifies what he says. Peter, our anxious and zealous friend from the Gospels, has clearly matured in his relationship with the Lord since his teen years.
He walked with Jesus... he spoke to Jesus... he broke bread with Jesus... he was rebuked, as well, by Jesus. He knew Jesus as friend, as comforter, as Lord, and certainly, as Savior. But look at how he refeences Christ... FAITHFUL CREATOR.
Not only Creator... but Faithful Creator.
The next time you are going through a trial... the next trying time in your life... do what Peter says and commit yourself to your faithful Creator and continue to do good.