We know that bad things do happen to good people sometimes. It's part of living in a fallen world. Your own people, as well as unbelievers, have their share of misery. But there is a difference. We have hope, the hope of something better.
As someone once said, for those of us who believe, this is the closest to Hell we'll ever get. But unfortunately, for those who do not submit to Jesus, this is as good as it gets.
Today, I lift up Pastor Robert to You, and all those brothers and sisters in the church who are suffering through difficult trials. I ask You to give them the strength to hold on, just a little bit longer, when these days will be behind them.
I ask this in Your name, Jesus,