Judges 3:4

And they were left, that He might test Israel by them, to know whether they would obey the commandments of the Lord, which He had commanded their fathers by the hand of Moses. There is a difference between being tested and being tempted. The Lord does not tempt anyone (James 1:13), but he does test […]

1 Thessalonians 1:3

…remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ… There is a spectrum when it comes to faith. Both steadfast and voluntary faith are necessary and beneficial for spiritual health and maturity. On one hand, life brings it’s own circumstances that […]