The Price of the Double Portion - Endurance
The Ability to Hold On When Everything Around You is Crashing to the Ground
Latin: indurare, to make hard, from in in and durus, hard
To bear, to suffer with patience, to last
When You Come to the End of the Rope, Tie a Knot in it and HOLD ON!
Jude 3 Beloved ones, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you to exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith once given over to the saints.
Jehovah’s Witness Translation:
To put up a hard fight for: Lit. to be struggling upon
1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith. Lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called and confessed the good confession before many witnesses,
Luke 9:62 But Jesus said to him, No one putting his hand on the plow, and looking at the things behind, is fit for the kingdom of God.
Hebrews 10:38, 39 “But the just shall live by faith;” “and if he draws back,” “My soul is not well-pleased in him.” Hab. 2:4; Zeph. 1:6; Mal. 1:10
39 But we are not of a drawing back to destruction, but of faith, to the preservation of the soul.
D etermine to Overcome Every Obstacle and Hindrance
Philosophy: O O [Overcoming Obstacles]