October 3, 2021
Pastor Anthony (awall)
October 3rd, 2021
Today’s Focal Passage: James 1:1-4
-Joy: A deep-rooted happiness and that comes from knowing the Lord, regardless of our
-Trials: Something that the pattern of peace, comfort, joy and happiness in someone’s life.
“James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings.2 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.” James 1-4
– The word for ‘count’ or ‘consider’ means to .
Psalm 16:11’ In your presence is fullness of .”
– The trials in our lives are evidence of God’s in our lives.
– The words ‘joy’ & are connected in this passage.
“Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and see the end intended by the Lord-that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.” James 5:11
-The word for ‘patience’ here means, perseverance, endurance, …‘staying ’.
– The word ‘perfect’ means mature and
“Jesus…who for the set before Him endured the cross.” Hebrews 12:2