"Most Up-Lifting" Verses: John 16:33

By Michael Smith

"Most Up-Lifting" Verses:
This is a series of posts on some of the most up-lifting verses in the Bible.
John 16:33
"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."
I think this is one of the most up-lifting verses for a few reasons:
1. Jesus is telling me that
ALL Christians WILL HAVE Trouble (capital 'T'). It's not just me. I'm not doing it wrong ...if anything I'm doing it right.

2. No matter what comes my way. Jesus has "been there, done that" ...and WON! ...and I (being in Jesus) have already won. The world is still fighting a battle that Jesus won for us over 2000 years ago.

---Breath in. Breath out. Give your cares to Jesus, because he's already beat them.