James 1:1-4 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
1 James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ:
To the 12 tribes in the Dispersion.[a]
Trials and Maturity
2 Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4 But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing.