Tag Archives: perseverance

Facing Life

“We were put in this world to help each other do both.” ~The Wishing Map “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, knowing that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Persevere!

Photo by Edgar Chaparro “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” ~Multiple sources “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson “Success is not final; … Continue reading

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Thank God for Trials?

    “Consider it all joy, my brothers and sisters, when you fall into various trials,  because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may become mature and … Continue reading

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Let Us Run…

Paul, the traditional author of Hebrews (though some think it was his fellow apostle Barnabas), repeatedly used racing as a metaphor for faith. In an endurance race the real competitor is ourselves (“the sin that so easily entangles”). The key to … Continue reading

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