Change Me, Not My Circumstances

“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds” (James 1:2).

This may be the hardest thing in the Christian life. It’s simple to understand, but seems impossible to do. How do you find joy during a battle with cancer? How do you rejoice when you can’t find a job or can’t kick an addiction; when you’re mocked for your faith; when all you want are your circumstances to change?

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