5 Keys to Turning Stress into Joy
5. Focus on the ultimate prize
We can look forward to a future glory that awaits everyone who perseveres through trials. James 1:12 declares: “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.” Our present stress wilts and withers in light of what God has prepared for in Heaven those who love Him (2 Corinthians 2:9). It is when we focus on our eternal reward that we truly can possess joy during these stressful times.