So much of our society here in the United States is focused on having good times. When adversity comes as it has to many Americans in this economy, we do not view it as helpful. However, when we belong to God, our times of adversity can become useful and mighty tools in HIS hands. Below is a sermon by Dr. Charles Stanley that will help you to understand how God uses adversity in the lives of His children for their good.
God's Purpose in Adversity