Jesus, in this portion of scripture, describes eight situations that can make people miserable. He is not talking about eight separate people, but rather illustrating that the combination of several of these or more can plague any Christian. The people of that day were dealing with all of them under the captivity of the Roman Empire.
This series will help you in tremendously practical ways to adjust your vision and take hope in the midst of suffering and stress. The truth is that God doesn’t always change the situation outside. Sometimes he changes our situation “inside”.