“Life is not fair! Why is this happening to me?”
Paul’s response: Rejoice! vs. 18.
Paul makes Christ “BIG”! vv. 12-18
- Public interest in Christ has grown. vs. 13
- Other believers motivated to share Christ. vv. 14-17
Paul’s secret: “Is what is happening to me making Christ big?”
Take Home Idea: The joy of life comes when we can honestly say, "It's not about me. It's all about you, Lord!”