Yes, BUT…

BUT (dictionary: save for, nevertheless, on the contrary)

When you say “BUT”, it disregards everything you just said before it…

God will not let me be tested beyond what I can bear, BUT this temptation seems irresistible.

This temptation seems irresistible, BUT God will not let me be tested beyond what I can bear.

I am healed by Jesus’ stripes, BUT the doctor says I’ll never improve.

The doctor says I’ll never improve, BUT by Jesus’ stripes I am healed.

God says I’m OK, BUT I feel like a failure.

I feel like a failure, BUT God says I’m OK.

I can do all things through Christ’s strength in me, BUT I’m really struggling.

I’m really struggling, BUT I can do all things through Christ’s strength in me.

Jesus restores relationships, BUT this relationship doesn’t have much hope.

This relationship doesn’t have much hope, BUT Jesus restores relationships.

It is well with my soul, BUT life is throwing up lots of challenges.

Life is throwing up lots of challenges, BUT it is well with my soul.

What’s got your BUT covered? Is it doubt? Or is it faith?

And without faith it is impossible to please God
because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists
and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.
Hebrews 11:6

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