God Uses Your Experiences to ...
1. … teach you to trust Him.
“Indeed, we personally had a death sentence within ourselves, so that we would not trust in ourselves but in God who raises the dead.” (2 Corinthians 1:9)
2. … build character in you.
“And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance, endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.” (Romans 5:3-4)
3. … to accomplish His purpose.
“Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has actually resulted in the advance of the gospel.” (Philippians 1:12)