Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. So don’t try to get out of anything prematurely. Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient in any way.
— James 1:3-4 (MSG)
No matter how big or small the test, it always reveals my true colors. Do I freak out and stress about every little detail, or do I learn how to trust Jesus and stay calm? L. B. Cowman said, “The prison became a palace [for Paul], with its corridors resounding with shouts of triumphant praise and joy.”27
How in the world do I do that? There have been a few instances in my life when I have not had skin on my hands, feet, and face due to eczema. My true colors were flying all over the place. I had to be homeschooled again. Red. I didn’t get to go to prom. Orange. I didn’t have my first kiss until I was nineteen. Yellow. I think you get the point.< ...
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