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“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 There is perhaps no other day of the year that should remind us to be thankful more than Good Friday. The cross of Jesus Christ, and His sacrifice there, is all we ever need to rejoice in any circumstance. No matter what we face in life, there will always… Read More

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:2-4 Testing – “That by which something is tried and proven.” According to this passage, trials test (or prove) faith. And faith develops perseverance, which is necessary if we are going… Read More