1. Consider the benefits. (12-18)
Because Paul was in prison, the gospel was being advanced.
Every problem has some benefits.
Sometimes your priorities can become distorted, when you keep your eyes on the problem.
2. Consider the limitations. (20-21)
Even the worst problems can's separate you from God's love, God's family God's protection.
Two things going for you
a. the power of prayer
b. the power of the Holy Spirit
3. Consider the opportunities (23-25)
Crisis= dangerous + opportunity
Every problem has hidden opportunities for ministry.