Persevere under trial. Seriously!

“Can’t I just quit please?” 

Ever heard or thought those words yourself?  It’s hard to be patient when you are working on a long-term goal or sweating it out in the gym.  Sometimes it hardly seems worth the effort. But if you keep after it, the goal is met or your body eventually gets in shape.

James 1:9 says, “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.”

Right now your trials may seem huge.  And around the globe right now many Christians are even dying for their faith, but if you or any believer who loves the Lord will stand firm and pass the test of perseverance, a guaranteed prize-the crown of life will be yours.  

So stand strong my brother or sister in Christ for no matter what circumstance Satan may try to put in your way, no matter what others can do to you, and even if your enemies would kill you for your trust in the Savior – it will be worth everything…joy in life now plus forever you will experience life in Him!

And there you go!