Why does God test us?

The testing of a person's faith is assumed in the Bible. James 1:2-4 teaches, "Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing."

A fast and prayer for peace in Ukraine will be held in April

The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations urged priests and religious figures to take part in fasting and praying for Ukraine on April 2-3, Christian Telegraph reports according to the Christian Megaportal invictory.com. For this purpose, on April 2, a prayer for peace in the country and a release of prisoners will be held on the Sofievskaya square in Kiev and in the regional centers. The organizers called upon the Ukrainian diaspora around the world to take part in th