11. Righteous Praying

A strong commitment to prayer is a prerequisite to enduring suffering and affliction. 

7. True Wisdom

Wisdom is not simply a matter of possessing factual knowledge but of properly and effectively applying truth to everyday life. 

4. Favoritism in the Church

Partiality refers to exalting someone strictly on a superficial, external basis such as appearance, race, wealth, rank or social status, without consideration of a person’s true merits, abilities, or character.

3. Belief That Behaves

It is one thing to make periodic repairs around the house; it is another to be a professional builder.

1. From Trouble to Triumph

The natural human response to trials is not to rejoice; therefore the believer must make a conscious commitment to face them with joy.