Knowing and Sharing

“that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,”. Philippians‬ ‭3‬:‭10‬ ‭ To be honest, I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection; the idea of sharing in his suffering and death that’s not as appealing.like most, I want... Continue Reading →

Enduring in Love and Faith

Here is the perseverance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. Revelations 14:12 We are called to preserve or endure by keeping the commandments and faith in Jesus. We are not under the law, but under grace; Love is our command. We are commanded to love God... Continue Reading →

Hold Fast

“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. “‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know... Continue Reading →

Don’t Serve from an Empty Cup

‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary.  But I have this against... Continue Reading →

Oppression, Kingdom, and Endurance

 I John, your brother and partner with you in the oppression, Kingdom, and perseverance in Christ Jesus, was on the isle that is called Patmos because of God’s Word and the testimony of Jesus Christ. Revelations 1:9 Oppression. John faced oppression as the world around him attempted to silence the work of the Kingdom of... Continue Reading →

Becoming

Not only this, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope: and hope doesn’t disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:3-5 Many translations translate perseverance as endurance. We rejoice not... Continue Reading →

The Strength to Endure

“I said, “My strength has perished, along with my expectation from Yahweh.”” Lamentations‬ ‭3:18‬ ‭ Other translations use the word Endurance for strength. Lexicon :: Strong's H5331 - neṣaḥ eminence, enduring, everlastingness, perpetuity enduring of life, and so life itself as enduring: The Scriptures before share of the destruction of Jerusalem. It goes into detail... Continue Reading →

Remembrance

so I say, “My endurance has perished; so has my hope from the Lord.” Lamentations 3:18 Other translations say "My strength" instead of my endurance. The Scriptures before share of the destruction of Jerusalem and the utter turmoil that the writer either witnessed or experienced. His will to live was gone. He did not feel that... Continue Reading →

Love Endures

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;    for his steadfast love endures forever! 1 Chronicles 16:34 This speaks of God's lovingkindness. Strong's H2617 - ḥeseḏ the kindness and goodness of God in redemption from enemiesin redemption from troublesin preservation of life from deathin quickening of spiritual lifein redemption of sinin keeping with covenants (with Abraham,... Continue Reading →

Faithful

 The saying is trustworthy, for: If we have died with him, we will also live with him;if we endure, we will also reign with him;if we deny him, he also will deny us; if we are faithless, he remains faithful— for he cannot deny himself. 2 Timothy 2:11-13 When we endure with Christ, we will also reign with Him. When... Continue Reading →

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