Growing Grit / / Part 1

"Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything."

James 1:2-3, NIV 

Read: Daniel 3:1-30

 

How does James 1:2-4 define "grit?" 

What helps you persevere through hard things/times when your emotions are pulling you the opposite direction? 

What emotion(s) get in the way of your relationship with God? Why? 

What emotion(s) needs to be managed in your life to grow the kind of grit needed to truly follow Jesus?