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16 Bible Verses about Steadfastness

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Joshua 23:7

That you may not mix with these nations that remain among you, or make mention of the names of their gods or swear by them or serve them or bow down to them.

Joshua 23:8

But cling to the Lord your God as you have done to this day.

1 Samuel 12:21

And turn not aside after vain and worthless things which cannot profit or deliver you, for they are empty and futile.

Job 11:14

If you put sin out of your hand and far away from you and let not evil dwell in your tents;

Job 11:15

Then can you lift up your face to Him without stain [of sin, and unashamed]; yes, you shall be steadfast and secure; you shall not fear.

Acts 11:23

When he arrived and saw what grace (favor) God was bestowing upon them, he was full of joy; and he continuously exhorted (warned, urged, and encouraged) them all to cleave unto and remain faithful to and devoted to the Lord with [resolute and steady] purpose of heart.

2 Thessalonians 2:2

Not to allow your minds to be quickly unsettled or disturbed or kept excited or alarmed, whether it be by some [pretended] revelation of [the] Spirit or by word or by letter [alleged to be] from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has [already] arrived and is here.

2 Peter 3:17

Let me warn you therefore, beloved, that knowing these things beforehand, you should be on your guard, lest you be carried away by the error of lawless and wicked [persons and] fall from your own [present] firm condition [your own steadfastness of mind].

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Discipleship » Conditions of » Steadfastness

John 8:31

So Jesus said to those Jews who had believed in Him, If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My disciples.

Paul » Characteristics of » Steadfastness

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » In persevering to the end

Acts 13:43

And when the congregation of the synagogue dispersed, many of the Jews and the devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked to them and urged them to continue [to trust themselves to and to stand fast] in the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God.

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » In moving forward toward the goal

Joshua 1:7

Only you be strong and very courageous, that you may do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you. Turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.

Ezekiel 1:12

And they went every one straight forward; wherever the spirit would go, they went, and they turned not when they went.

Deuteronomy 5:32

Therefore you people shall be watchful to do as the Lord your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.

Philippians 3:13

I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

More verses: Proverbs 4:27

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » In enduring hardship

James 5:11

You know how we call those blessed (happy) who were steadfast [who endured]. You have heard of the endurance of Job, and you have seen the Lord's [purpose and how He richly blessed him in the] end, inasmuch as the Lord is full of pity and compassion and tenderness and mercy.

1 Peter 2:19

For one is regarded favorably (is approved, acceptable, and thankworthy) if, as in the sight of God, he endures the pain of unjust suffering.

More verses: Mark 13:13

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » Even under affliction

1 Thessalonians 3:3

That no one [of you] should be disturbed and beguiled and led astray by these afflictions and difficulties [to which I have referred]. For you yourselves know that this is [unavoidable in our position, and must be recognized as] our appointed lot.

Psalm 44:17-19

All this is come upon us, yet have we not forgotten You, neither have we been false to Your covenant [which You made with our fathers]. Our hearts are not turned back, neither have our steps declined from Your path, Though You have distressingly broken us in the place of jackals and covered us with deep darkness, even with the shadow of death.

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall ever separate us from Christ's love? Shall suffering and affliction and tribulation? Or calamity and distress? Or persecution or hunger or destitution or peril or sword? Even as it is written, For Thy sake we are put to death all the day long; we are regarded and counted as sheep for the slaughter. Yet amid all these things we are more than conquerors and gain a surpassing victory through Him Who loved us.

Steadfastness » Commanded

James 1:6-8

Only it must be in faith that he asks with no wavering (no hesitating, no doubting). For the one who wavers (hesitates, doubts) is like the billowing surge out at sea that is blown hither and thither and tossed by the wind. For truly, let not such a person imagine that he will receive anything [he asks for] from the Lord, [For being as he is] a man of two minds (hesitating, dubious, irresolute), [he is] unstable and unreliable and uncertain about everything [he thinks, feels, decides].

Steadfastness » Secured by » God, Power of

Jude 1:24

Now to Him Who is able to keep you without stumbling or slipping or falling, and to present [you] unblemished (blameless and faultless) before the presence of His glory in triumphant joy and exultation [with unspeakable, ecstatic delight] -- "

Psalm 62:2

He only is my Rock and my Salvation, my Defense and my Fortress, I shall not be greatly moved.

Steadfastness » Ministers » Should pray for, in their people

1 Thessalonians 3:13

So that He may strengthen and confirm and establish your hearts faultlessly pure and unblamable in holiness in the sight of our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) with all His saints (the holy and glorified people of God)! Amen, (so be it)!

2 Thessalonians 2:17

Comfort and encourage your hearts and strengthen them [make them steadfast and keep them unswerving] in every good work and word.

Steadfastness » Remaining steadfast

Steadfastness » Exhibited by God in all his purposes and ways

Daniel 6:26

I make a decree that in all my royal dominion men must tremble and fear before the God of Daniel, for He is the living God, enduring and steadfast forever, and His kingdom shall not be destroyed and His dominion shall be even to the end [of the world].

Steadfastness » Who shall not be moved

Psalm 15:1-5

Lord, who shall dwell [temporarily] in Your tabernacle? Who shall dwell [permanently] on Your holy hill? He who walks and lives uprightly and blamelessly, who works rightness and justice and speaks and thinks the truth in his heart, He who does not slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor; read more.
In whose eyes a vile person is despised, but he who honors those who fear the Lord (who revere and worship Him); who swears to his own hurt and does not change; [He who] does not put out his money for interest [to one of his own people] and who will not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 62:1-2

For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation. He only is my Rock and my Salvation, my Defense and my Fortress, I shall not be greatly moved.

Psalm 21:7

For the king trusts, relies on, and is confident in the Lord, and through the mercy and steadfast love of the Most High he will never be moved.

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » Job, in his religious life

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord God helps Me; therefore have I not been ashamed or confounded. Therefore have I set My face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame.

Job 27:6

My uprightness and my right standing with God I hold fast and will not let them go; my heart does not reproach me for any of my days and it shall not reproach me as long as I live.

Job 23:11

My foot has held fast to His steps; His ways have I kept and not turned aside.

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In cleaving to God

Acts 11:23

When he arrived and saw what grace (favor) God was bestowing upon them, he was full of joy; and he continuously exhorted (warned, urged, and encouraged) them all to cleave unto and remain faithful to and devoted to the Lord with [resolute and steady] purpose of heart.

Deuteronomy 10:20

You shall [reverently] fear the Lord your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and by His name and presence you shall swear.

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In holding fast our profession

Hebrews 4:14

Inasmuch then as we have a great High Priest Who has [already] ascended and passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession [of faith in Him].

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In keeping the faith

Colossians 2:5

For though I am away from you in body, yet I am with you in spirit, delighted at the sight of your [standing shoulder to shoulder in such] orderly array and the firmness and the solid front and steadfastness of your faith in Christ [that leaning of the entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness].

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » A man of God, in refusing a reward

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to the king, If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you, and I will not eat bread or drink water in this place.

2 Kings 18:6

For he clung and held fast to the Lord and ceased not to follow Him, but kept His commandments, as the Lord commanded Moses.

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In striving for the faith of the gospel

Jude 1:3

Beloved, my whole concern was to write to you in regard to our common salvation. [But] I found it necessary and was impelled to write you and urgently appeal to and exhort [you] to contend for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints [the faith which is that sum of Christian belief which was delivered verbally to the holy people of God].

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » Paul, in finishing his course

Hebrews 10:39

But our way is not that of those who draw back to eternal misery (perdition) and are utterly destroyed, but we are of those who believe [who cleave to and trust in and rely on God through Jesus Christ, the Messiah] and by faith preserve the soul.

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In holding fast the confidence and rejoicing of the hope

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become fellows with Christ (the Messiah) and share in all He has for us, if only we hold our first newborn confidence and original assured expectation [in virtue of which we are believers] firm and unshaken to the end.

Hebrews 3:6

But Christ (the Messiah) was faithful over His [own Father's] house as a Son [and Master of it]. And it is we who are [now members] of this house, if we hold fast and firm to the end our joyful and exultant confidence and sense of triumph in our hope [in Christ].

Steadfastness » The wicked devoid of

Psalm 78:8

And might not be as their fathers -- "a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that set not their hearts aright nor prepared their hearts to know God, and whose spirits were not steadfast and faithful to God.

Psalm 78:37

For their hearts were not right or sincere with Him, neither were they faithful and steadfast to His covenant.

Steadfastness » Ministers » Should exhort to

Acts 13:43

And when the congregation of the synagogue dispersed, many of the Jews and the devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked to them and urged them to continue [to trust themselves to and to stand fast] in the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God.

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » Christ, in going to the cross

Luke 9:51

Now when the time was almost come for Jesus to be received up [to heaven], He steadfastly and determinedly set His face to go to Jerusalem.

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In holding fast what is good

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In standing fast in the faith

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In the work of the lord

Steadfastness » Ministers » Encouraged by, in their people

1 Thessalonians 3:8

Because now we [really] live, if you stand [firm] in the Lord.

Steadfastness » Want of--illustrated

Luke 8:13

And those upon the rock [are the people] who, when they hear [the Word], receive and welcome it with joy; but these have no root. They believe for a while, and in time of trial and temptation fall away (withdraw and stand aloof).

Luke 8:6

And some [seed] fell on the rock, and as soon as it sprouted, it withered away because it had no moisture.

Steadfastness » A characteristic of saints

John 8:31

So Jesus said to those Jews who had believed in Him, If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My disciples.

Job 17:9

Yet shall the righteous (those upright and in right standing with God) hold to their ways, and he who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Corinthians

1 Corinthians 15:1

And now let me remind you [since it seems to have escaped you], brethren, of the Gospel (the glad tidings of salvation) which I proclaimed to you, which you welcomed and accepted and upon which your faith rests,

Steadfastness » Ministers » Exhorted to

2 Timothy 1:13-14

Hold fast and follow the pattern of wholesome and sound teaching which you have heard from me, in [all] the faith and love which are [for us] in Christ Jesus. Guard and keep [with the greatest care] the precious and excellently adapted [Truth] which has been entrusted [to you], by the [help of the] Holy Spirit Who makes His home in us.

Steadfastness » Principle of--illustrated

Matthew 7:24-25

So everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts upon them [obeying them] will be like a sensible (prudent, practical, wise) man who built his house upon the rock. And the rain fell and the floods came and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Colossians

Colossians 2:5

For though I am away from you in body, yet I am with you in spirit, delighted at the sight of your [standing shoulder to shoulder in such] orderly array and the firmness and the solid front and steadfastness of your faith in Christ [that leaning of the entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness].

Steadfastness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 18:21-22

For I have kept the ways of the Lord and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all His ordinances were before me, and I put not away His statutes from me.

Steadfastness » Ministers » Rejoiced by, in their people

Colossians 2:5

For though I am away from you in body, yet I am with you in spirit, delighted at the sight of your [standing shoulder to shoulder in such] orderly array and the firmness and the solid front and steadfastness of your faith in Christ [that leaning of the entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness].

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In maintaining Christian liberty

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 14:24

But My servant Caleb, because he has a different spirit and has followed Me fully, I will bring into the land into which he went, and his descendants shall possess it.

Steadfastness » Secured by » The intercession of Christ

Luke 22:31-32

Simon, Simon (Peter), listen! Satan has asked excessively that [all of] you be given up to him [out of the power and keeping of God], that he might sift [all of] you like grain, But I have prayed especially for you [Peter], that your [own] faith may not fail; and when you yourself have turned again, strengthen and establish your brethren.

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » Josiah, in his duties as a king

2 Kings 22:2

He did right in the sight of the Lord and walked in all the ways of David his [forefather], and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » Peter and john

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John replied to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you and obey you rather than God, you must decide (judge). But we [ourselves] cannot help telling what we have seen and heard.

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:2

He did right in the sight of the Lord and walked in all the ways of David his [forefather], and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.

Steadfastness » Godliness necessary to

Job 11:13-15

If you set your heart aright and stretch out your hands to [God], If you put sin out of your hand and far away from you and let not evil dwell in your tents; Then can you lift up your face to Him without stain [of sin, and unashamed]; yes, you shall be steadfast and secure; you shall not fear.

Steadfastness » Seven notable examples of » Three hebrew captives

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Shadrach

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house, and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he got down upon his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.

Steadfastness » God being steadfast

Daniel 6:26

I make a decree that in all my royal dominion men must tremble and fear before the God of Daniel, for He is the living God, enduring and steadfast forever, and His kingdom shall not be destroyed and His dominion shall be even to the end [of the world].

Steadfastness » Saints praise God for

Steadfastness » Secured by » The presence of God

Steadfastness » Secured by » Trust in God

Psalm 26:1

Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity; I have [expectantly] trusted in, leaned on, and relied on the Lord without wavering and I shall not slide.

Steadfastness » Saints pray for

Psalm 17:5

My steps have held closely to Your paths [to the tracks of the One Who has gone on before]; my feet have not slipped.

Steadfastness » Should be manifested » In continuing in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship

Steadfastness » Exemplified » Primitive Christians

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Steadfastness, Examples Of

11;13;8

And the man of God said to the king, If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you, and I will not eat bread or drink water in this place.