Persevering In Faith
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
July 7, 2019
Central Passage
Ephesians 6:1018
Subject
PM Sermon
Description

JULY 7, 2019 P.M. SERVICE

PERSEVERING IN FAITH

EPHESIANS 6:10-18

INTRODUCTION:

A.  “Pros-kar-the-ray-sis” = “perseverance; persistency; non-stop continuance in a thing”

      1.  Used one time

      2.  A special setting; Ephesians 6:10-18

B.  Perseverance involves continual effort; I Timothy 6:18

I.  STUDY AND APPLICATION OF GOD’S WORD: John 5:39

A.  Diligence; II Timothy 2:15

B.  A continuous walk with God; I Corinthians 15:58

C.  Walking in the light; I John 1:7

II.  CONSISTENT IN THE WALK OF FAITH: II Corinthians 5:7

A.  Our fellowship is with God; I John 1:3

     1.  Must continually walk in light; I John 1:7

     2.  Living a spiritual life; Romans 8:1, 4

B.  God will not force perseverance but demands a willing heart;

      Matthew 11:28-30; II Corinthians 8:12

C.  Rewards according to faithfulness; Revelation 2:10

III.  GOD REWARDS IS THOSE WHO PERSEVERE: I Corinthians 15:57

A.  Our responsibility is to run the race; Hebrews 12:1

B.  We must have patience to persevere; Hebrews 10:36

C.  We must endure to the end; Matthew 10:22

CONCLUSION:

A.  God does not want to condemn; John 3:16; II Peter 3:9

B.  He will aid us if we give Him our lives; Romans 12:1, 2; I Corinthians 10:13