These are touch times, brothers and sisters. But God has called His people out to "hang in there" for the sake of Christ and the Cause of the Gospel. This is the period of our testing. Do NOT go weak but stay the course. Key in on these verses along with this brief video message from Romans 5:3-4 "More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that sufferingproduces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope".