These have come so that your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.
Here we have some answers. As humans, we are always asking, "Why? Why Lord?" Well, here is an answer: Why are you going through trials? So that your faith may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus comes. Pretty simple, huh.
Notice that your faith is of greater worth than anything that has worth on this earth. Everything here will perish, but when faith is refined... wow.
Why are you going through a hard time right now, so that you can know that you are going to see Christ, and so that when you see Him, you will glorify Him.