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How Do We Live This Out?

“When I realized…that even if I am afflicted with this and continue to be afflicted with this, the nearness and the closeness and the comfort of Jesus—it is everything, and that did give me joy.” — Vera Schmitz

Our verse this month is Romans 12:12: "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." How in the world do we live like this? How do we have joy in our unrealized hopes? How do we patiently endure hardship? How do we faithfully pray in all of it? On today's episode, Natalie Abbott and Vera Schmitz wrestle through how they try (and often fail) to live like this, pointing us to the foundation and source of our joy, patience, and faithfulness: Jesus. 

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"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." — Romans 12:12

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Vera Schmitz & Natalie Abbott

Vera and Natalie are sisters and co-founders of Dwell Differently. Together they create the images and content that help you memorize and meditate on one verse every month.

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