Paul wrote that he faced daily pressures centered around his concern for the first-century church (2 Cor. 11:28). The pressure Paul faced no doubt led him to pray for the churches he’d planted, their leaders, and the members of those congregations.

In nature, pressure creates diamonds, yet beautiful things don’t always emerge when it is felt in our lives. Yet pressure can have positive benefits if it is properly applied.

3 Positive Benefits of Pressure Properly Applied – Ken Braddy