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Matured by Trials

In His Presence: You have been distressed by various trials, so that the proof of your faith . . . may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ (1 Peter 1:6-7).

Adverse circumstances are designed to help us develop spiritually. Every time we face a trial we have an opportunity to move to another level of spiritual growth. James 1:12 pronounces persevering through a trial as a blessing. To be blessed is to be spiritually satisfied with the results of something. A blessed man does not quit or throw in the towel during a tough time; rather he perseveres because he knows one day he will receive the crown of life.

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Temptations are circumstances designed to defeat you while trials are circumstances designed to develop you.

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Alternative Views with Dr. Tony Evans provides Christian teachings from one of the leading African American preachers in North America today.  He talks about a wide variety of topics including wisdom, spiritual insight, and many other topics.  Learn more about this daily devotional from Dr. Tony Evans here at Christianity.com.

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