God Story Part 4: Pruning Season
John 15:1-2 says, "I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful."
Sometimes it's possible to forget that what you're going through is what you prayed for and that what you are experiencing is a blessing, not a curse.
Your pruning season may present trials and tribulations. However, we must remember that trials are for periods. They are not permanent. Pruning may feel uncomfortable and occasionally hurt but as stated in 1 Peter 5:10, "And after you suffer a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you."
Tune in to learn that a promotion isn't always physical. Sometimes it's spiritual.
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