Affliction comes in many forms: disease, divorce, disputes. Nobody I know wants to be in a state of affliction.
We expect to see “pastors” do this circus act around passages in the Bible; and they do this all the time.
Just a guy from Redlands, California married to a thug wife, raising 5 ganstas, trying to make it through the struggle through writing. Full time Christian, Husband, Daddy, Engineer. Part time blogger, gamer, aspiring novelist.