Date: April 11, 1999

Series: James: A Faith That Works

Speaker: Steve Hixon

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How to Bear Up When Life Bears Down
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“How to bear up when life bears down”
trials, tests & temptations

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Who was James?
James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,
To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings.

Making Sense out of Suffering
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

Beware of this trap!
“When tempted, no one should say...”

Re-focus: God is good
“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

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