Tested – Week 1
January 30, 2022
1.30.22 – Brandon Shanks (Senior Pastor)
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Tested – Week 1
James 1:2-4 (NKJV) My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.
#1 Count it
#2 When You Fall Into
#3 Knowing that…
√ …Your will be
1 Peter 4:12-13 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
You problems are a
Things that are not , cannot be .
√ …The Testing Produces
Patience – I will continue to with God regardless of what my circumstances look like
Job 23:8-10 I go east, but he is not there. I go west, but I cannot find him. I do not see him in the north, for he is hidden. I look to the south, but he is concealed. “But he knows where I am going. And when he tests me, I will come out as pure as gold.
√ …Patience has a work
How to Pass The Test?
#1 See your problems as
#2 Cooperate with God’s process
#3 Don’t face your problems
Hebrews 10:23-25 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
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