To which things in life, either past or present, have you felt like a slave? (I.e. schedules/time, the company, family, etc.)
In your life, what have been some things you would like to have controlled better?
3 “Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”