Always Persevere (#1064)

Always Persevere (#1064)

As taught by Bruce Mahone, 20230507.  All rights reserved.


Verse Listing and Notes

Lamentations 3:22-26         Great is thy faithfulness (vs. 23); The Lord is good unto them that wait [qawah – with expectation] for him (vs. 25); good to quietly wait for the deliverance of the Lord (vs. 26)

Psalms 37:1-9                       Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him (vs.7)

Psalms 40:1                           I waited patiently for the Lord, and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry

Luke 8:4-15                           Fruit with patience (steadfast perseverance) [by persevering] (vs. 15)

Luke 18:1-8                           Men ought always to pray, and not to faint

Luke 21:19                            In your patience possess ye your souls (NASB: by your endurance you will gain your lives)

Acts 1:14                               These all continued [were continually devoting themselves]

– To persevere and not to faint

– To show one’s self courageous for

Acts 2:42                               They continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine [proskartareo – continually devoted themselves]

Romans 5:3-5                      Knowing that tribulation worketh patience

This doesn’t mean, of course, that we have only a hope of future joys – we can be full of joy here and now even in our trials and troubles.  Taken in the right spirit these very things will give us a patient endurance; this in turn will develop a mature character, and a character of this sort produces a steady hope, a hope that will never disappoint us. (JBP)

Romans 12:10-14               Patient in mental pressure [continuing steadfast, faithful] Continuing instant in prayer [to persevere and not to faint, to show one’s self courageous for]

Ephesians 6:18                   Watching (be on the alert) with all perseverance (proskartaresis)


Always Persevere (#1064)

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