“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”
Since I posted last, the weeks have been a total blur. Sometimes I really feel like building character is for the birds! There is just one issue after the other with our house and the move but this verse is very helpful when I need a reminder that the trials that we go through are here to make us stronger in our faith.