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thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.—Psa. 37: 3.
Whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he. Prov. 16:20.
O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in Thee.-Psa. 84: 12.
Trust ye in the Lord forever.-Isa. 26:4.
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee, because he trusteth in Thee.- Isa. 26:3.
[The eleventh chapter of Hebrews, beginning with the third verse.]
Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.-Heb. 12:1, 2.
The Child's perseverance
Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.—Luke 9:62.
Beware lest ye also . . . fall from your own steadfastness.—2 Pet. 3:17.
Therefore turn thou to thy God; . . . and wait on thy God continually.-Hosea 12:6.
Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually.--I Chron. 16:11.
If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed.-John 8:31.
Continue ye in my love.- John 15:9.
For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end.—Heb. 3: 14.
Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering. The just shall live by faith; but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.--Heb. 10:23, 38.
Let us not be weary in well-doing; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
And you ::
Be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.- I Cor. 15:58.
hath He reconciled ... to present you holy and unblamable and unreprovable in His sight: if ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel.-Col. 1: 21, 22, 23.
Being confident of this very thing, that He which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.Phil. 1:6.
Pray without ceasing.-1 Thess. 5:17.
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.-Eph. 6: 18.
He spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray and not to faint. - Luke 18:1.
And He (Jesus) went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.—Luke 6: 12.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation : the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.-Matt. 26:41.
Continuing instant in prayer.—Rom. 12:12.
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving.-Col. 4:2.
But that which ye have already, hold fast till I come.—Rev. 2:25.
He that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.—Matt. 24: 13.
Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.-Rev. 2: 10.
God . . . will render . . . to them who by patient continuance in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life. -Rom. 2:5-7.
The Child's Dbedience
Hath the Lord as great delight in burntofferings and sacrifices as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams. -I Sam. 15:22.
If ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto Me above all people.—Exodus 19:5.
Ye shall do my statutes and keep my judgments and do them, and ye shall dwell in the land in safety.-Lev. 25:18.
A blessing, if ye obey the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you this day.-Deut. 11:27. If ye
will fear the Lord and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the Lord, then shall ye . continue following the Lord your God.-1 Sam. 12:14.
Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people; and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.-Jer. 7:23.
Know ye not that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.—Rom. 6:16, 17.
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.-Acts 5:29.
Though he were a Son, yet learned He obedience by the things which He suffered. And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey Him. Heb 5: 8, 9.
And being found in fashion as a man, He humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.-Phil. 2:8.
For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.-Rom. 5:19.
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ : as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance: but as He which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all man