Hebrews Suffering

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At the forefront of Hebrews, I notice that suffering occurs in times of temptation. However, the author makes this known through Jesus’ example in his own temptation (2:18). This is later mirrored in Hebrews 5:8 and Revelation 2:10. Suffering also results from sinful actions. People sin and have consequences that result from it. The result of sin is also death which elicits pain and mourning (Revelation 21:4).

Further, we are all to take our sufferings with an attitude that is not demeaning, but with a positive mindset. In Hebrews 12:4-7 we can see this. Through our suffering, God disciplines to further use us as instruments. Thus, we shall take suffering as a gift and persevere with patience (James 5:7-12). This is also repeated in James
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