Here are the 40 most powerful Bible scriptures on endurance and perseverance.
Behold, we consider those blessed who remained steadfast. You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.
For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised.
2 Thessalonians 3:5
May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.
1 Chronicles 16:11
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!
1 Peter 2:20
For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God.
1 Timothy 4:16
Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.
1 Timothy 6:11
But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
2 Corinthians 12:12
The signs of a true apostle were performed among you with utmost patience, with signs and wonders and mighty works.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities.
2 Peter 1:6
And knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring.
2 Thessalonians 3:13
As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us.
2 Timothy 2:3
Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy 3:10
You, however, have followed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness.
May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy.
Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints.
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.
By faith he left Egypt, not being afraid of the anger of the king, for he endured as seeing him who is invisible.
Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it.
But Christ is faithful over God’s house as a son. And we are his house if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope.
And thus Abraham, having patiently waited, obtained the promise.
For you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.
And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
“And you will be hated by all for my name’s sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.”
I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation and the kingdom and the patient endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
“Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.”
“I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance, and that your latter works exceed the first.”
“I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false.”
“Because you have kept my word about patient endurance, I will keep you from the hour of trial that is coming on the whole world, to try those who dwell on the earth.”
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus.
To those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Masters Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years. If you would like to reach out to contact Natalie, then go here to send her a message.