Christians share in the suffering of Christ

Scripture reference

Colossians 1:24 (ASV 1901)

24Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body’s sake, which is the church;

Stories

Through personal tragedies; the loss of four children, blindness, deafness and several close shaves with death, the Goforths, having put their hands on the plow, committed their lives to the service of God.