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Originally posted by Itisnowagain
Great suffering can lead to the end of suffering.
Originally posted by repulsive1
From my life experiences that sayings not really true.
It should be "what doesn't kill you makes you numb"
Originally posted by montanasoutherngent
reply to post by absolutely
I am weak but I am strong in Christ Jesus. It does not disprove what does not kill you makes you stronger. I just proves that those who chose Christ can overcome their suffering an stand strong in him, even though we are weak. Many will fall by the way side and live a miserable life until they die and wake up in hell one day. They chose to let their circumstances destroy them. Just because something has not killed them yet, doesn't mean it won't kill them eventually if they let it fester. Either a spiritual death or a physical one. Sin makes us weak but Christ makes us strong.
Originally posted by bekisu
So in essence are you saying there are no positive or negative experiences, they are all equal opportunities for growth?
Well....I'm not sure what you mean by saying that I can't stand to see animals hurt but have NO PROBLEM seeing others going through much worse? Why would you think that? I don't want to see ANY living thing hurt...
If you notice, I stressed that my post only applies to ME...I can't speak for anyone else Galad. There are all kinds of variables you can apply to this subject. I'm only speaking from MY life experience. I can't imagine losing all my limbs or many other scenarios, and I wouldn't pretend to....though I see what you're getting at. All we can do is take what we know from our own lives, and try to learn from it...and YES...derive strength from it.
t's all relative to each of our life experiences (on a side note, you have no way of knowing what my life experiences have been, any more than I do of yours) Every day, in my line of work, I listen first hand to sometimes horrific things. So I think I know how bad things can get. As you mentioned, one man's mountain is another man's molehill....and visa versa.
I'm no drama queen, just saying I have reasons for what I say and experience to back it up...and leave it at that.
Originally posted by Darkinin
A person can become stronger from experience, only if they are willing. .
ATS - What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. True or False?