Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when-ever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish it’s work so that you may be mature and complete; not lacking anything.
God’s ultimate plan is to perfect us and uses our experiences to develp perseverance, which in turn leads to knowledge; and subsequently, growth.
It is in every experience I strive to find pure joy because God is forming me into His likeness!
Thank You, Lord, for the victories in my past (and over my past), and those to come. Your love is constant! In Jesus’ name I praise Your blessed being. Amen.