Hope Doesn’t Put Us To Shame

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. -Romans 5:3-4 (NIV) Confession: This…

3 Reasons We Can Be Joyful In Trials

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials.” -James 1:2 The weeks dragged into months. Those months dragged into over a year. One of my friends, a captain on our soccer team, had been sidelined for what seemed to be forever with an injury. Bouncing from doctor to doctor, he kept getting…