Thriving in Trials

Thriving in Trials (James 1:1-4)

I. The Directive
A. “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,” (James 1:2)

II. The Reason
A. “knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” (James 1:3)

III. The Promise
A. “But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” (James 1:4)

Application:
How can you thrive in trials and have joy in Christ?

For Further Study:
How should we respond to trials according to 1 Peter 1:6-9?
How does God help us in our trials according to 2 Peter 2:9?

The Persecuted Church:
Read about the persecution Christians are facing in Nigeria at opendoorsusa.org. Pray for our brothers and sisters in the Lord.

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