endurance

  • 1 Peter 4:19

    The Lord Grows His People Through Trials.

    The word "suffering" appears 16 times in the book of 1 Peter. The recipients of the letter came from different backgrounds and were facing the difficulty of persecution. Peter emphasizes God's grace as the only thing that helps in such times. It helps us stand firm and endure (1 Peter 5:12).

  • Genesis 44-45

    Servant Leaders Embrace the Value of Spiritual Relationships.

  • Hebrews 11:11-12; Genesis 18

    A Portrait of a Woman’s Persevering Faith.

    When you look at a painted portrait of a woman, you often wonder what she was really like. We wonder the same thing with Bible characters. A few verses in Hebrews 11 show us how to interpret Sarah’s story. She was known as a woman of faith.

    Sarah is involved differently in all 3 sections of Genesis 18. God’s promises to Sarah and Abraham show what he can do with faithful obedience in simple, singular things.