When Will We Be Like Diamonds?

A prophet once told me that I will be like a diamond, shining the Lord’s light.

A well cut diamond reflects light to maximize the stone’s brilliance, according to the jewelry website.

Psalm 66:10 (NIV), “For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver.”

Proverbs 17:3 (KJV), “The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.”

Isaiah 48:10 (NIV), “See, I have refined you, though not as silver;
    I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 (KJV), “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.”

1 Peter 4:12 (NIV), “Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.”

Revelation 2:17, “He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.”

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