“Blessed is the person who perseveres underneath trial, as a result of when he has stood the take a look at, he’ll obtain the crown of life that God has promised to those that love him” James 1:12
This beatitude comes from Jesus’ brother. He had skilled it and never simply taught it! James knew it was price “hanging in” and “hanging on” when his religion was underneath assault. He affirmed that God loves us and that he has made unimaginable guarantees about what lies forward for us. He knew that finally our interval of testing could be reworked right into a time of nice blessing. James desires us to know that God longs to bless us with life! In any case, that’s why he despatched Jesus. (cf. John 10:10)
Pricey LORD and Father, thanks for all these occasions that you simply strengthened me once I was underneath assault and sustained me once I was weary and able to give up. Write “perseverance” deep inside my soul and provides me a spirit of tenacity in order that I’d serve you it doesn’t matter what the outward circumstances of my life could also be. Within the mighty identify of Jesus I pray. Amen.
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