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Perseverance


1. An evidence of reconciliation with God. Col 1:21-23.

2. An evidence of belonging to Christ. Joh 8:31; Heb 3:6,14.

3. A characteristic of saints. Pr 4:18.

4. To be manifested in

a. Seeking God. 1Ch 16:11.

b. Waiting upon god. Ho 12:6.

c. Prayer. Ro 12:12; Eph 6:18.

d. Well-doing. Ro 2:7; 2Th 3:13.

e. Continuing in the faith. Ac 14:22; Col 1:23; 2Ti 4:7.

f. Holding fast hope. Heb 3:6.

5. Maintained through

a. The power of God. Ps 37:24; Php 1:6.

b. The power of Christ. Joh 10:28.

c. The intercession of Christ. Lu 22:31,32; Joh 17:11.

d. The fear of God. Jer 32:40.

e. Faith. 1Pe 1:5.

6. Promised to saints. Job 17:9.

7. Leads to increase of knowledge. Joh 8:31,32.

8. IN WELL-DOING

a. Leads to assurance of hope. Heb 6:10,11.

b. Is not in vain. 1Co 15:58; Ga 6:9.

9. Ministers should exhort to. Ac 13:43; 14:22.

10. Encouragement to. Heb 12:2,3.

11. Promises to. Mt 10:22; 24:13; Re 2:26-28.

12. Blessedness of. Jas 1:25.

13. Want of

a. Excludes from the benefits of the gospel. Heb 6:4-6.

b. Punished. Joh 15:6; Ro 11:22.

c. Illustrated. Mr 4:5,17.