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Steadfastness


1. Exhibited by God in all his purposes and ways. Nu 23:19; Da 6:26; Jas 1:17.

2. Commanded. Php 4:1; 2Th 2:15; Jas 1:6-8.

3. Godliness necessary to. Job 11:13-15.

4. Secured by

a. The power of God. Ps 55:22; 62:2; 1Pe 1:5; Jude 1:24.

b. The presence of God. Ps 16:8.

c. Trust in God. Ps 26:1.

d. The intercession of Christ. Lu 22:31,32.

5. A characteristic of saints. Job 17:9; Joh 8:31.

6. Should be manifested

a. In cleaving to God. De 10:20; Ac 11:23.

b. In the work of the Lord. 1Co 15:58.

c. In continuing in the Apostles’ doctrine. Ac 2:42.

d. In holding fast our profession. Heb 4:14; 10:23.

e. In holding fast the confidence and rejoicing of the hope. Heb 3:6,14.

f. In keeping the faith. Col 2:5; 1Pe 5:9.

g. In standing fast in the faith. 1Co 16:13.

h. In holding fast what is good. 1Th 5:21.

i. In maintaining Christian liberty. Ga 5:1.

j. In striving for the faith of the gospel. Php 1:27; Jude 1:3.

k. Even under affliction. Ps 44:17-19; Ro 8:35-37; 1Th 3:3.

7. Saints pray for. Ps 17:5.

8. Saints praise God for. Ps 116:8.

9. Ministers

a. Exhorted to. 2Ti 1:13,14; Tit 1:9.

b. Should exhort to. Ac 13:43; 14:22.

c. Should pray for, in their people. 1Th 3:13; 2Th 2:17.

d. Encouraged by, in their people. 1Th 3:8.

e. Rejoiced by, in their people. Col 2:5.

10. The wicked devoid of. Ps 78:8,37.

11. Principle of-Illustrated. Mt 7:24,25; Joh 15:4; Col 2:7.

12. Want of-Illustrated. Lu 8:6,13; Joh 15:6; 2Pe 2:17; Jude 1:12.

13. Exemplified

a. Caleb. Nu 14:24.

b. Joshua. Jos 24:15.

c. Josiah. 2Ki 22:2.

d. Job. Job 2:3.

e. David. Ps 18:21,22.

f. Shadrach. Da 3:18.

g. Daniel. Da 6:10.

h. The Christians. Ac 2:42.

i. Corinthians. 1Co 15:1.

j. Colossians. Col 2:5.

k. Those who overcame Satan. Re 12:11.