"Out of the spoils won in battles did they dedicate to maintain the house of the LORD." I Chronicles 26:27
You know the Israelites must have grown so tired of war; but from the spoils of those battles they were able to keep up and preserve the tabernacle.
"Let us never forget that the source of helping other people must be victorious suffering…Spiritual force is stored in the depths of our being, through the very pain which we cannot understand." ~from Days of Heaven Upon Earth
As you emerge victorious from your God-ordained trials and battles, you will be in possession of the very riches that will allow you to minister to others.
"Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all." Philippians 2:17
Let us not despise our battles.
Rather let us stand and fight valiantly, knowing that our suffering will lead to great reward.