Patience & Perseverance

Patience and perseverance prove true belief; they are the hallmark of great faith, and the path to His promise.

James 1:3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

Hebrews 6:12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Hebrews 10:36 For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

PATIENCE, n. pa’shens. [L. patientia, from patior, to suffer.]

  1. Perseverance; constancy in labor or exertion.

PERSEVE’RANCE, n. [L. perseverantia.]

  1. Persistence in any thing undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business or enterprise begun; applied alike to good or evil.
    Perseverance keeps honor bright.
    Patience and perseverance overcome the greatest difficulties.
  2. In theology, continuance in a state of grace to a state of glory; sometimes called final perseverance.

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