Remaining faithful rev dr durrell watkins advent 1 (2016) there is a well known biblical character that named daniel some scholars doubt if he was an historical person, but the story of daniel is one that people, even those who aren’t religious, at least know in part. Faithful and loyal both suggest undeviating attachment, though loyal applies more often to political allegiance: a faithful employee a loyal citizen true implies steadiness, sincerity, and reliability: remained true to her innermost beliefs. Just then the song, “through it all” came on and god used it to renew my assurance that he would see me through that time of hardship he did that was in 1977 and a faithful group of people have met together for almost 30 years now as a result of god’s opening the right doors in his timing. We should remain faithful to the lord, and endure hardship if necessary, in view of what jesus christ has done and will do b charge to remain faithful (2:14-26) paul developed the importance of remaining faithful to the lord as another motivation for timothy to persevere.
A word, which in a past life, never held special meaning for me, flows now through the blood of my veins as if to remind me it was always there like you, always there you said i was not strong. Timothy to remain faithful, even through persecution he reminds timothy of his own example, which timothy has observed for and other hardships you know that my life backs up my message, so after i’m gone, remember my example and continue in it yourself” his message in 3:10-15 may be summed up: spiritual faithfulness is not. Remain faithful, for there is a reward beyond imagination waiting for you if you do “blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the lord has promised to those who love him” ( james 1:12 . Endure hardship with us he will remain faithful, for he cannot disown himself (2 timothy 2:11-13) do your best to present yourself to god as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth (2 timothy 2:15) references.
Who shall separate us from the love of christ shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword no, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us for i am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all. Through many tribulations (part 2: hardships) sermon by andy sochor text: acts 14:22 paul and barnabas encouraged the brethren to remain faithful to the lord “through many tribulations” so they could reach the final reward of heaven the kinds of. One noteworthy trait of the apostle paul was his determination to remain faithful to christ through hardship many christians get stuck in life’s tough spots because they don’t understand what god is doing. No, the hardships in view here are those difficulties that particularly affect christians who are trying to be faithful to the lord it is possible to be a christian without going through any more hardships than the average man on the street.
Throughout the book, we are also challenged to remain faithful to jesus and follow great models of faith from the old testament despite hardships and persecution these challenges will make us uncomfortable but instead of fearing them, remember that rejecting jesus is foolish. Through it all, we see mary the mother as an individual who was more than willing to be a servant of god through it all this is testament to believers today to endure whatever hardship may come their way. 10 ways to stay positive during tough times learn to stay positive and keep your spirit high with these tips for tough times the financial tsunami created by the us’ credit rating cut on aug 6, 2011 has sent huge panic waves crashing into the shores of many countries. Strengthening the talmidim, encouraging them to remain true to the faith, and reminding them that it is through many hardships that we must enter the kingdom of god cev they encouraged the followers and begged them to remain faithful.
Strengthening the disciples by encouraging them to continue in the faith and by telling them, it is necessary to go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of god contemporary english version they encouraged the followers and begged them to remain faithful. May our prayer be to remain faithful and trust that god is present in the good and the trouble series writer: rev nathalie nelson parker is the national program coordinator for for the national network of young adults for sbc21. 27 i have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure 28 apart from such external things, there is the daily pressure on me of concern for all the churches. Through every test, trial, heartache, hardship, the ups and downs that life brings, god has given us power to go through it all i remind you, child of god, use endurance and patience to handle every situation.
You can serve god successfully god's power can work in your life the bible promises that anyone is able to know god's will, be forgiven of sin, resist temptation, endure hardship, serve obediently, and receive eternal life. Even in times of hardship, suffering, and persecution believers may remain confident that a faithful god is available for protection and help in addition to the passages found in the psalms, many texts in both the old testament and the new testament emphasize the high value and need for believers to be consistently faithful. Are you going through a hard time maybe you recently lost your job, or you're dealing with a death in your family or maybe you're just not sure anything good in life can happen to you. The strength of persecuted christians to remain faithful through hardships the discipleship of isolated believers without access to biblical teaching or churches children experiencing war and trauma to know god’s faithfulness.