My next few posts will show some examples of how people face trials and overcame them in the right fashion. The command 'Let endurance have it's full work...' in verse four is another way of saying, 'Stay fast and faithful in what you are going through.' It calls for not wavering in the midst of the 'things' and the 'stuff' of life. It is this point that is not talked about much in modern Christianity. It, according to James, the trials (all kinds of trials)
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Last night we had a vigil at church and during a fellowship period of the all night event, we watched a movie. The movie was titled, “The Ultimate Gift”. Truth be told, I fell in love with Emily. NOTE: there are not really any spoilers concerning this movie, just some character description.
Emily was direct, right to the point, she didn’t hold anything back, she was bold, she spoke the truth, and she said what was on her heart and on her mind. She’d call it as it was and
I was looking through my journal this evening and I came upon something the Lord was ministering to me last March 09. In my present wilderness trek, I really needed to read this once again...
We go against the enemy and he plans to devour us but in our obedience, we remain under the protection of God. Remaining under this protection means we must always and continually battle against the enemy. It means allowing God to show us the enemy’s tactics against us so we recognize
Heed His Watchmen
God set watchmen on our walls
To warn against oncoming dangers;
If we do not heed their calls
We'll fall into the hands of strangers.
Those enemies of God who want
To maim, kill and destroy us all;
God sent His watchmen to the front
To warn us so we will not fall.
If they should not sound the alarm
Updated Jan 3rd 2010 at 05:27 PM by paidforinfull