Don’t Quit; You’ll Make It Through!

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. James 1:12   Today is the last of our series of devotionals on how to overcome the trials of life. We’ve discussed how God is not in the storm; …

The Most Important Prayer During Trials

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. James 1:5 (NKJV)   Have you ever made an unwise choice? We all have. When we make poor decisions, often it’s because we didn’t go after wisdom in that area before making that choice. …

When The Storm Lasts

Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Ephesians 6:13   According to Ephesians 6:10-18, we as believers can arm ourselves with the armour of God: the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, feet fitted …

Your Most Powerful Force During Trials

But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. James 1:4 (NKJV)   Patience is a powerful force that can help you to make brilliant decisions under stress. Have you ever been in the middle of a storm where it seems like everyone around you is shouting, “Make a decision!” If you don’t …

Do Trials Have A Benefit In Your Life?

Knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. James 1:3 (NKJV)   Over the past few days we’ve been talking about the trials of life. We’ve discussed the fact that God doesn’t cause tragedy to strike—that he is for us, not against us. Even though God doesn’t send trouble our way, the truth is, we still can learn from …