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Trials: Our Path to Perfection

Pastor DanielAll three Apostles (John, Paul, and James) agree that the testing of our faith produces endurance and that if endurance be allowed to take its stand it will bring about the perfection in our life that Christ desires.  (I Peter 1:6-7; Romans 5:3-5)  The Bible says, “We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God.”  (Acts 14:22b)

Going Through Trials Are Necessary

This means we do not have a choice!  That all must go through many hardships, difficulties, trials, periods of suffering, tribulation, and to some degree even persecution.  No Christian is exempt from these hardships.  This is not just in the beginning but throughout our Christian pilgrimage.

Yet the church leads many people to accept Christ as their Savior and never tells them that these things will happen as sure as the sun rises in the East.  The church as a whole is negligent to share this with the new disciples in Christ. And for those who have been Christians for many years can attest that this is true.

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His Powerful Word

Pastor DanielDear friends, I make no apology for believing in the Word of God as both authoritative and sufficient for all of life and godliness.  I am a Bible believing preacher because I am convinced that it changes lives.  I have seen it happen in my own life and I have also seen it happen in the lives of others.  It is a great joy to see people saved.  It is even a greater joy to see them grow in their spiritual walk with the Lord.

His Powerful Word is all we need for Life and Godliness (v3) 

The church lives in the age of information and worldly wisdom.  She has drifted away from preaching God’s Word alone.  It is no longer seen as sufficient to meet the needs of modern man.  God’s divine power is all we need for life and godliness.  This is the same power that created the universe and everything in it.  It is the same power that raised Jesus Christ from the grave.  It is the same power that brings life to those who are dead in their trespasses and sins.  But how do we get this power?

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