Peak of the Week

Peak of the Week: REAL FAITH #4 – Trust

James 1:2 “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds.” James 1:5 “If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault.” Trials Often Bring: _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ REAL FAITH – FAITH IN GOD Faith is only as useful as the ________________ of your faith. James 1:6-8 – “But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like…

Peak of the Week: REAL FAITH #3 – God’s Character

James 1:5-8 NKJV If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. 6 But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. 7 For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; 8 he is Why Ask God? The Answer Is…

Peak of the Week: REAL FAITH #2 – Our Greatest Resource

How are we to respond to God and his love during trials? James, like Jesus, lets us know that as believers we’re not shielded from trials but are called to count our trials as a cause for joy. Why? Because trials test our faith, and trials build perseverance. James 1:2-5 NKJV My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect…

Peak of the Week: REAL FAITH #1 – The Truth About Trials

Reality TV has become a popular genre for television over the last several decades. The reality is that they often don’t reflect “reality” at all. Situations may be scripted, participants are placed in artificial situations, outcomes are rigged, and on and on the list could go. I think a false reality has often been painted regarding the Christian life. Some have the impression if you’re on God’s side, you will prosper financially, you’ll stay healthy, and relatively free of the…