There is a great section in Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan where the Interpreter shows Christian two children (whose names I forget). The one child will have all good things now. The other child will wait for their good things. The Interpreter explains that it is better to wait because first must give place to last and the things that come first will end but those that come last will be there lastingly.
In our Christian lives we must remember that it has been granted to us to suffer now but have our rich inheritance when Jesus Christ returns. With that in mind persevere and find yourselves in these kids:
For more on the test see this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amsqeYOk–w&NR=1