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Trials Serve A Purpose

January 17, 2023

August 30, 2022

1 Peter 1:6-7

Take Time to Pray

Psalm 4:1

Answer me when I call to You,

O my righteous God.

Give me relief from my distress;

be merciful to me and hear my prayer.


6 In this* you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. 7 These have come so that your faith – of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire – may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory, and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.

* This refers to the truths in verses 3-5



· God protects us even when we can’t see it.

· God is gracious.


· We rejoice in God’s promises even when life is hard.

· Hard times can strengthen our faith.



· What can I learn from my current tough spots?


· Patience, patience, and more patience.

· Let them serve as a reminder to turn to God.

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Thanks for this reminder that trials serve a purpose and to rejoice in God's promises in them!

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