Friday, April 15, 2016

Our Trials!

Our trials teach us the vanity of this life.

Our trials prove our faith.

Our trials give us patience.

Our trials make Christ precious to us.

Our trials have a way of detaching us from this world.

Our trials teach us to pray.

"Trials make the promise sweet,
Trials give new life to prayer;
Trials bring me to His feet,
Lay me low and keep me there!"

[Don Fortner]


Romans 5:3-4 ... And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;  And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

James 1:2-4... My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;  Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.   But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

1 Peter 1:7 ... That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:❤