Jesus said; “Here on earth you will have MANY TRIALS and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 NLT
So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure MANY TRIALS for a little while. These TRIALS will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong through MANY TRIALS, it will bring you much praise and glory and honor on the day when Jesus Christ is revealed to the whole world!
1. Peter 1:6-7 NLT
We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and TRIALS, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because He has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love!
Romans 5:3-5 NLT
So, don’t be surprised at the fiery TRIALS you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you!
1. Peter 4:12 NLT
You see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their Trials!
2. Peter 2:9 NLT