10 Reasons Why God Tests Us.
Why does God test us? Why does God test you? Why are we tested by God?
10 Reasons Why God Tests Us.
See also: 12 Bible Verses about Being Tested
Dear Friends, Find below 10 Reasons Why God Tests You & Me:
1. God tests us for our own good: That it might go well with us.
Deuteronomy 8:16, NIV He gave you manna to eat in the wilderness, something your ancestors had never known, to humble and test you so that in the end it might go well with you.
Jeremiah 29:11, NIV For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
2. God tests us so we can grow spiritually.
James 1:3-4, NLT For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing.
3. God tests us to reward us.
Jeremiah 17:10, NIV “I the LORD search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to what their deeds deserve.”
4. God tests us to reveal what is in our hearts.
2 Chronicles 32:31, NLT However, when ambassadors arrived from Babylon to ask about the remarkable events that had taken place in the land, God withdrew from Hezekiah in order to test him and to see what was really in his heart.
Jeremiah 17:10a, NLT But I, the LORD, search all hearts and examine secret motives.
5. God tests us to purify us and refine us.
Isaiah 66:10, NLT You have tested us, O God; you have purified us like silver.
Psalm 66:10, NIV For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver.
Job 23:10, NLT “But he knows where I am going. And when he tests me, I will come out as pure as gold. (Amen) See also: Purify My Heart Lord
6. God tests us to keep us from sinning.
Exodus 20:20, NIV Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.” See also: Bible Verses about Reverence for God
7. God tests our obedience to him.
Judges 3:4, NIV They were left to test the Israelites to see whether they would obey the LORD’s commands, which he had given their ancestors through Moses. 10 Bible Verses about Obeying God
8. God tests our love for him.
Deuteronomy 13:3, NLT do not listen to them. The LORD your God is testing you to see if you truly love him with all your heart and soul. Bible Verses about Loving God with all your heart
9. God sometimes tests us to keep us humble. God tests and proves our character.
Psalm 105:19, NLT Until the time came to fulfill his dreams, the LORD tested Joseph’s character.
Deuteronomy 8:16, NLT He fed you with manna in the wilderness, a food unknown to your ancestors. He did this to humble you and test you for your own good. Related: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10
10. God tests us to bring glory to God.
1 Peter 1:7, ESV so that the tested genuineness of your faith – more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire – may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Some Important Reminders:
Hebrews 4:12, NIV For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
Hebrews 4:13, NIV Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.
2 Chronicles 16:9, NLT The eyes of the LORD search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. (Amen)
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Thanks for reading, Dear Friends!
Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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