Definition of Perseverance – steady or steadfast persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. Continuance in a state of grace to the end, leading to eternal salvation (verse 12).
Fill in the blank: 4 Keys to Persevering Through Trials as a Child of God:
1. Stand on God’s word and firm foundation.
2. Embrace trial and storm.
3. Focus on God NOT on the trial or storm
4. Surrender complete control and be fully dependent on the power of the Holy Spirit to lead, guide, defend and deliver you through what you are going through.