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Editor’s Pick: Trials – An Invitation To Fellowship

I don’t know anyone who enjoys a trial, or a single soul who can stand waiting.  These, for us, are seemingly unnecessary aspects of living.  We all wish life would be free of trials and we could have what we want when we want it.

However, for God, trials serve a fundamental purpose in testing and building our faith.  Not for His sake, but for ours…  Faith is like a seed.  It won’t germinate until the right conditions co-exist.  Trials present the ideal conditions for faith to grow, which is why God doesn’t spare us from them.  At the end of our trials, we are like purified gold, if we come out triumphant and not overcome.

So when we are facing a trial, what should our attitude be?  Should we just pull enough strength together to get through it?  Or do we pray through it, day by day, believing that God will see us through?  I think if we try to depend on our own strength to overcome the trial, we would have gained nothing, except more pride…

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