James 1:4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
Hockey Chat: Being a great hockey player takes a great amount of work. To reach to a level worthy of playing in the big leagues, guys persistently work at their skills. Things that were once difficult become easier with practice.
Life Lesson: There are things that seem difficult in life but to practice dealing with those issues with God’s help and pressing through it, makes us a stronger spiritual person. When those issues arise again we no longer lack the ability to deal with it because we are more mature in our relationship with God and we know we are complete with Jesus in our lives.