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Job 8:13-15 So are the paths of all who forget God; And the hope of the hypocrite shall perish, 14 Whose confidence shall be cut off, And whose trust is a spider’s web. 15 He leans on his house, but it does not stand. He holds it fast, but it does not endure.
There was a spider web in between two trees in a mountain top. A small fly got trapped in it and wanted to get out of it. But then it decided that it needs to suffer till that web unweaves on its own. It was there for a while without food or anything, suddenly an eagle flew past through the web tearing the web. The web was no match for an eagle. The eagle did not even saw that as an obstacle. Likewise, many in our lives enduring a kind of suffering which is like a web when it is not even an obstacle in our race. Many are bounded by the sufferings when it needs to be unshackled. Christians should know which sufferings to endure and which should be broken by the power of God. This discernment will reduce unnecessary yoke that is placed on the believers by many wolves and Pharisees in the church of God. Discern the sufferings whether it is worthy to be endured for the glory of God. A suffering that needs to be endured will bring glory to God and His will be fulfilled through us in His kingdom. When we endure those suffering that are worthy to suffer, God will give us the grace to withstand the suffering and this pain will not break us like a reed, but will enable us to grow in His branch.