How should I react to setbacks? (Philippians 1:12-14)
“Invite failure in, embrace it, then pick its pocket.” So says the Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams,
In his bestselling semi-biographical book, How to fail at almost everything and still win big. His point is that failure comes with big pockets full of value if we would welcome it, embrace it, and pick its pockets.
That’s what the Apostle Paul did 2000 years ago when his Gospel mission “failed” and he ended up jailed. Let’s see what Paul finds in failures pockets as he helps us answer the question, how should I deal with personal setbacks?