Key idea: Be humble and give your anxieties to God. Be Humble Why Be Humble How to Be Humble
Key idea: 3 Sources of Hope for Our Perseverance 1. God’s promise in our perseverance (vv. 3-5) The resurrection of Jesus promises new life The resurrection of Jesus promises living hope 2. God’s purpose in our perseverance (vv. 6-7) Trials are necessary because they test the authenticity of our faith Trials are necessary because they produce […]
Key Idea: As believers, we must stand firm in the gospel of grace for everyday life. Four Characteristics of Standing Firm: I. A Fervent Exhortation (v. 12b) II. A Faithful Example (v. 12a) III. A Familial Expression (v. 13–14a) IV. A Favorable Expectation (v. 14b)
Three Components to Perseverance I. The Posture of Perseverance (v. 5-7) II.The Practice of Perseverance (v. 8-9) III. The Power of Perseverance (v. 10-11)
Goal #1: Know the Purpose & Responsibilities of the Elders Goal #2: Be Challenged in How You Live Your Life Goal #3: Know and Hear from the Elders
Key Idea: As Christians, we must respond rightly to suffering so that we may honor and glorify Christ.
Key Idea: The end times transform how Christians live.
Key Idea: As followers of Jesus, we’re called to live distinct, godly, and obedient lives even if it means suffering.
Key Idea: Be encouraged…keep doing good because the path of suffering leads to our victorious king.
Key Idea: As Christians we will be persecuted for our faith, but we are able to endure and redeem it if we look to God’s promises and live out God’s purposes.