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)
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.