Be patient, then, brethren, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near.
- James 5:7-8
But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God.
- 1 Peter 2:20
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
- Galatians 6:9
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.
- Hebrews 10:23
But the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.
- Matthew 24:13
We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.
- Hebrews 6:12
You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
- Hebrews 10:36
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
- James 1:2-4
Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.
- Romans 5:3-4