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Perseverance #8— Praised By Perseverance

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has caused us to be born again … and who protects us by his power through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 1 Peter 1:3–5 How precious is the hope you have … Continue reading

Perseverance #7— Persevering Sowers

The one who sows to his own flesh shall from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit shall from the Spirit reap eternal life. So let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we shall reap if we do not give up. Galatians 6:8–9 Ranger training … Continue reading

Perseverance #6— Sympathetic Grace

We have a high priest who can sympathize with our weaknesses, One who has been tested according to all the things that test us, yet without sinning. Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews … Continue reading

Perseverance #5—Beloved Keeper

The Eternal is near to all who call upon him sincerely. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear him. He will certainly hear their cry and save them. The Eternal keeps all who love him; but all the wicked, he will destroy. Psalm 145:18–20 If we want to be kept by God, we … Continue reading

Perseverance #4—A Heart For The Work

Be very careful how you try to deliver yourself from difficulties; for God is at work among you so you will purpose and work according to good will I mentioned earlier. Philippians 2:12–13 Christian life is like a walk along the beach—in water up to our knees. We must concentrate every step we take so … Continue reading

Perseverance #3—Guarded on the Upward Way

I lift up my eyes to the hills. From whence shall my help come? My help is from the Eternal, who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to slip; he who keeps you will not slumber … The Eternal will protect you from all evil; he will keep your soul … … Continue reading

Perseverance #2—Way Out Endurance

If you think you stand, pay attention so you do not fall. No trial of faith is new or unique; and God is faithful, in that he will not permit you to be tested beyond your ability, but with the test will even provide the way out, that you may be able to endure it. … Continue reading

Perseverance #1—Evidence For Hope

When we feel like giving up; when the pressure seems so unbearable that we’re ready to cave in; we can fine tune our faith by remembering that God works to preserve his people. That is, when we entrust our future to the God who sustained Jesus in the garden and raised him from the tomb, … Continue reading

Thinking #9—Considered Praise

One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wonderful works, I will meditate. Many shall speak of the power of your awesome acts, and I will tell of your greatness. Psalm 145:4–6 Glorious God, elegant design and exquisite detail … Continue reading

Thinking #7— Insightful Consideration

Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you insight into it all. 2 Timothy 2:7 God’s hope for Bible readers: If we exert ourselves to think carefully about what he has said in Scripture, he will bless us with insight into how to apply his wisdom to our lives; we will be able … Continue reading