Living Ready - Part 4

Living Ready - Part 4

No Victory without a Battle
No Testimony without a test!

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1:2-4

I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this? John 11:25-25

Real Life

Acts 14:19-23

  • “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”

  • Real life includes:

    • Trials & Tests

    • Difficulties & Tribulations

    • Irritations & Frustrations

Mysteries & Monsters

Romans 8:28

  • “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.”

  • “The man who has not suffered, what does he know anyway?” --- Rabbi Abraham Heschel

  • “Never trust a Christian leader who does not walk with a limp.” --- A.W. Tozer

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1:2-4

Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence 1 Peter 3:15