2 Corinthians 7:14
For if in anything I have boasted to him about you, I was not put to shame; but as we spoke all things to you in truth, so also our boasting before Titus proved to be the truth.
2 Corinthians 9:2
for I know your readiness, of which I boast about you to the Macedonians, namely, that Achaia has been prepared since last year, and your zeal has stirred up most of them.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For who is our hope or joy or crown of exultation? Is it not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming?
2 Thessalonians 3:5
May the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the steadfastness of Christ.
to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;
And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.
rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
1 Thessalonians 1:3
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,
And so, having patiently waited, he obtained the promise.
For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.
2 Peter 1:6
and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,
Here is the perseverance of the saints who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews,
1 Thessalonians 3:3
so that no one would be disturbed by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we have been destined for this.
We count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.