Passage: James 1:2-4
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
1. What is the purpose of trials, according to this passage?
2. How is it possible to have joy in the middle of a trial? Is that our tendency?
3. How has God used your trials in the past? Ask God to help you persevere and grow through the trials you are facing now, and will face in the future.