We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.”  Romans 5:3 NLT   

I don’t know about you, but reading the above verse in the Bible is hard.  I don’t want to rejoice when I’m going through a tough time and having problems.  I want to sit down and cry and have a pity party.  But if I do that, it won’t help the situation at all.  It won’t make it better or change it.     

God is giving us a recipe for change here, and it’s not easy to do, but it does work.  Our situations or trails may not change but we change when our attitude changes to one of thankfulness and rejoicing.  Knowing we’re gonna grow and gain endurance through this problem or trial.  And we need endurance to make it through those tough times.   

Don’t let what’s wrong with you keep you from praising what’s right with God.   

Turn your problem into a praise, and watch your heart change.  I’m not saying it’s easy, but it is effective to a changed life