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19 Bible Verses about Perseverance

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Romans 5:3-4

And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope;

2 Peter 1:5-6

Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge; and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; and in patience, fear of God;

2 Timothy 1:13-14

Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and charity which is in Christ Jesus. Keep the good deposit committed unto thee by the Holy Spirit which dwells in us.

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us, with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

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Heavenly » Joy kingdom » Perseverance

spiritual Kingdom » Conditions of entrance into » Perseverance

Perseverance » In persevering to the end

Acts 13:43

Now when the synagogue was dismissed, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, persuaded them to remain in the grace of God.

Perseverance » Promises to

Revelation 2:26-28

And he that overcomes and keeps my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the Gentiles; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father. And I will 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 shall not be utterly cast down, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

Perseverance » Want of » Punished

Romans 11:22

Behold, therefore, the goodness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness if thou continue in his goodness; otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Perseverance » Ministers should exhort to

Acts 13:43

Now when the synagogue was dismissed, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, persuaded them to remain in the grace of God.

Perseverance » Want of » Illustrated

Mark 4:5

And some fell on stony ground where it had not much earth, and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of earth;

Mark 4:17

but have no root in themselves and are temporal; afterward, when tribulation or persecution arises for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Seeking God

Perseverance » An evidence of reconciliation with God

Colossians 1:21-23

And you, that were in another time alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now he has reconciled you in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight if ye continue in the faith grounded and settled and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard and which is preached to every creature which is under heaven, of which I Paul am made a minister,

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

Hebrews 6:10-11

For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them. But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope,

Perseverance » Maintained through » The fear of God

Jeremiah 32:40

and I will make an eternal covenant with them, that I will not turn away from doing them good, and I will put my fear in their hearts that they shall not depart from me.

Perseverance » Encouragement to

Hebrews 12:2-3

with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself lest ye be wearied in your souls and faint.

Perseverance » Maintained through » The intercession of Christ

Luke 22:31-32

And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has desired to have you that he may sift you as wheat; but I have prayed for thee that thy faith fail not; and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.

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

Hebrews 6:4-6

For it is impossible that those who once received the light and tasted of that heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit and likewise have tasted the good word of God and the virtue of the age to come, and have backslidden, be renewed again by repentance, crucifying again for themselves the Son of God and putting him to an open shame.

Perseverance » A characteristic of saints

Perseverance » Leads to increase of knowledge

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall 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

But Joshua, the son of Nun, and Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, remained alive of the men that went to spy out the land.

Numbers 14:24

But my slave Caleb, because there was another spirit in him, and he proved to follow after me, I will bring him into the land that he entered into, and his seed shall receive it by inheritance,

Perseverance » Instances of » Jacob, in prayer

Genesis 32:24-26

And Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day. And when the man saw that he did not prevail against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was disjointed as he wrestled with him. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let thee go except thou bless me.

Perseverance » To be manifested in » Waiting upon God

Hosea 12:6

Therefore be thou converted unto thy God; keep mercy and judgment, and in thy God wait continually.

Perseverance » Maintained through » The power of Christ

Perseverance » Blessedness of

James 1:25

But whosoever has looked attentively into the perfect law of liberty and has persevered in it, not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, the same shall be blessed in their deed.

Perseverance » Promised to saints

Job 17:9

The righteous shall hold on to his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Spiritual » Conditions of entrance into » Perseverance