How about a little Bible Study to have you OPEN your Bible, focus your THINKING, encourage you and equip you to encourage others. Under each heading is a Bible reference,open your Bible and read each verse and let Him Encourage you {Read Rom 15:4; Heb 3:13} and then be prepared to encourage others with the hope that is within you “…Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,.”- {Read 1 Peter 3:15}

While much talk is on the virus we must not forget the Victor. – {Read Col 2:15; Psalm 135:6}

In our Trials, as a believer we know…

  1. Sometimes God Delivers us from the trial, -{Read 2 Tim 4:17}.
  2. Sometimes He uses the trial to Sustain us in the trial with His Grace.- {Read 2 Cor 12:9-10}.
  3. Sometimes He uses trials to afford us Gospel Opportunities .-{Read Phil 1:12-14}
  4. Sometimes He uses trials to Mature us-{Read Rom 5:3-5; James 1:2-4}
  5. Sometimes He uses trials to Comfort us and Equip us to comfort others-{Read 2 Cor 1:3-4}
  6. Sometime He uses the trial to bring us Home to be with Him! -{Read John 17:24}

** How about committing these 6 reasons for trials and Biblical reference to be able to SHARE with others to encourage them. You could place on your phone or on a card and place on your bathroom mirror and look at them as you brush your teeth for the next week and before you know it you will have memorized and be able to share with others so they may be encouraged from His Word…

The LORD is always working…good..INCLUDING in our trials….{Read Rom 5:3-4; Rom 8:28-29}

He Sometimes uses trials to testify to us of Himself and through us…to Himself!

We have HOPE in Him and His Word…even in TRIALS! –🙂