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Theasaurus: Perseverance

19 Bible Verses about Perseverance

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Romans 5:3-4

And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance, endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.

2 Peter 1:5-6

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge, knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,

2 Timothy 1:13-14

Hold on to the pattern of sound teaching that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. Guard, through the Holy Spirit who lives in us, that good thing entrusted to you.

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us, keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame and has sat down at the right hand of God’s throne.

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spiritual Kingdom » Conditions of entrance into » Perseverance

Perseverance » In persevering to the end

Acts 13:43

After the synagogue had been dismissed, many of the Jews and devout proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who were speaking with them and persuading them to continue in the grace of God.

Perseverance » Promises to

Revelation 2:26-28

The victor and the one who keeps My works to the end: I will give him authority over the nations- and He will shepherd them with an iron scepter; He will shatter them like pottery - just as I have received [this] from My Father. I will also give him the morning star.

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Continuing in the faith

Perseverance » An evidence of belonging to Christ

Perseverance » In well-doing » Is not in vain

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Well-doing

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Prayer

Perseverance » Maintained through » God, Power of

Psalm 37:24

Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed,
because the Lord holds his hand.

Perseverance » Want of » Punished

Romans 11:22

Therefore, consider God’s kindness and severity: severity toward those who have fallen but God’s kindness toward you—if you remain in His kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.

Perseverance » Ministers should exhort to

Acts 13:43

After the synagogue had been dismissed, many of the Jews and devout proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who were speaking with them and persuading them to continue in the grace of God.

Perseverance » Want of » Illustrated

Mark 4:5

Other seed fell on rocky ground where it didn’t have much soil, and it sprang up right away, since it didn’t have deep soil.

Mark 4:17

But they have no root in themselves; they are short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, they immediately stumble.

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Seeking God

Perseverance » An evidence of reconciliation with God

Colossians 1:21-23

And you were once alienated and hostile in mind because of your evil actions. But now He has reconciled you by His physical body through His death, to present you holy, faultless, and blameless before Him- if indeed you remain grounded and steadfast in the faith, and are not shifted away from the hope of the gospel that you heard. [This gospel] has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and I, Paul, have become a minister of it.

Perseverance » In well-doing » Leads to assurance of hope

Hebrews 6:10-11

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints-and you continue to serve them. Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope,

Perseverance » Maintained through » The fear of God

Jeremiah 32:40

“I will make an everlasting covenant with them: I will never turn away from doing good to them, and I will put fear of Me in their hearts so they will never again turn away from Me.

Perseverance » Encouragement to

Hebrews 12:2-3

keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of God's throne. For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, so that you won't grow weary and lose heart.

Perseverance » Maintained through » The intercession of Christ

Luke 22:31-32

"Simon, Simon, look out! Satan has asked to sift you like wheat. But I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And you, when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers."

Perseverance » Want of » Excludes from the benefits of the gospel

Hebrews 6:4-6

For it is impossible to renew to repentance those who were once enlightened, who tasted the heavenly gift, became companions with the Holy Spirit, tasted God's good word and the powers of the coming age, and who have fallen away, because, to their own harm, they are recrucifying the Son of God and holding Him up to contempt.

Perseverance » A characteristic of saints

Perseverance » Leads to increase of knowledge

John 8:31-32

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, you really are My disciples. You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Holding fast hope

Perseverance » Maintained through » Faith

Perseverance » Instances of » Caleb and joshua, in representing the land of promise

Numbers 14:38

Only Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh remained alive of those men who went to scout out the land.

Numbers 14:24

But since My servant Caleb has a different spirit and has followed Me completely, I will bring him into the land where he has gone, and his descendants will inherit it.

Perseverance » Instances of » Jacob, in prayer

Genesis 32:24-26

Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When the man saw that He could not defeat him, He struck Jacob's hip as they wrestled and dislocated his hip socket. Then He said to Jacob, "Let Me go, for it is daybreak." But Jacob said, "I will not let You go unless You bless me."

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Waiting upon God

Perseverance » Maintained through » The power of Christ

Perseverance » Blessedness of

James 1:25

But the one who looks intently into the perfect law of freedom and perseveres in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but one who does good works—this person will be blessed in what he does.

Perseverance » Promised to saints

Job 17:9

Yet the righteous person will hold to his way,
and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.

Spiritual » Conditions of entrance into » Perseverance

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Hard Work And Perseverance

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endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.

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