New International Version (NIV)
Trials and Temptations
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
How are you persevering in life?
Ann Voskamp's "Count 1000 Gifts" for today is to think of 3 gifts found in
I feel I am struggling thinking of how this is true for me in my life, yet, I feel
sad thinking maybe I have not persevered enough in my life and maybe
this is where I can improve, pressing toward my goals in life through
How many times do you face a fear, and run, turn, or walk away?
I am wondering if our fears are actually those gateways to a
new level in one's life, because when faced with a fear, one will either
PERSEVERE and PERSIST
My goal is to face more fears.
Where in my life have have I possibly demonstrated
found 3 gifts?
1. The gift in persistence in running 6 half-marathons is
2. The gift in persistence in raising 4 children is
3. The gift in persistence in praying is
Help me to persevere so that I may become all that you want me to be
Help my children to learn to persevere too,
Be my strength to face my fears in life,
Be my eyes, ears, hands, and feet,
so that I may stay on the path
You have set before