I told Peter that Satan desired to sift him like wheat. I told him that I would pray for him that his faith would not fail. Note that I did not say that I would not allow Satan to do this. You can see from the account that followed that Peter was sifted like wheat, and his faith did not fail. Is this a process that anyone would volunteer for? Yet consider those you know who are the most mature and established in their faith. Do you know any of these who has not also been sifted like wheat? I prayed for them as I did for Peter, and I will pray for you too. You can see that when Peter was converted he did strengthen his brethren, and you will too. Can you see that this is an essential part of the transformative process, and not oppose it.
Please pray for a coworker facing an endometrial biopsy on Wednesday.