Summary: Trust God and believe in your heart, God cares about loving who you are.
Trials and testings produce understanding – They help us to see what God is up to in our lives.
Trials and testings purify faith – They prove our faith is genuine.
Trials and testings produce endurance.
Trials and testings perfect character – make mature, whole, no defects. Therefore, rejoice. God is making something better out of us than we ever thought would be possible. Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer.
Romans 12:12 (quickview) . Blessed is anyone who endures temptation. Such a one has stood the test and will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you. James 1:12 (quickview) 1 Peter 5:10 (quickview) . The LORD answer you in the day of trouble! The name of the God of Jacob protect you! Psalm 20:1 (quickview) .