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Suffering With Christ

MARCH 2007: ESSAY by L. Ann Jervis In Romans, Paul is convinced that believers take on sufferings in addition to those of the common lot of humanity. We suffer not only "in Christ" but also "with Christ." Suffering "with Christ" goes beyond our bringing our sufferings into Christ to our sharing Christ's sufferings and our suffering for Christ's sake. Suffering "with Christ" is voluntary in the sense that it is only because a person believes in Jesus Christ that she…
L. Ann Jervis
March 16, 2007