Messages about perseverance


Keeping Perspective…in the Battle

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: Faithfulness, perseverance, victory

Life is VERY hard. When in the thick of spiritual battle and everyday life, keeping perspective can be difficult. Consider God’s heart and perspective for the church in such times.  Text: Revelation 21:1-8


A purposed heart…begins as a decision

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: Faith, perseverance, purpose, resolve

Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself. Consider the importance of purposeful decisions and its applications today.  Text: Daniel 1:1-8, 6:1-10


Real Time

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: difficulty, Faith, perseverance

This text reads like virtual “real time” letter, warning its reader of creepers and deceivers. Consider the timeless applications which encourages faithfulness in the midst of such realities.  Text: 2 Timothy 3:1-17


Trusting a larger story…blessed are the persecuted

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: perseverance, redeemed, suffering

The eighth beatitude is most difficult to embrace and flies in the face of everything we know as humans. As one faithfully lives into this beatitude, consider how this points to our part in a much larger story.  Text: Matthew 5:10-12, 10:16-20


Living Steadfastly…more than just hanging on

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: perseverance, steadfast

Life and circumstance can often feel like much is set against us. Consider how one can be persuaded the heart of God promises that a steadfast faith offers much more than just hanging on.   Text:  Romans 8:26-39


The Patience of the Saints

Speaker: J. Carl Sensenig
Topics: Faithfulness, perseverance

God is patient. God’s people are also patient, faithfully witnessing, trusting God for a good future. Text: Romans 14:12-13


A Broom Tree and a Crisis of Faith

Speaker: Brian Martin
Topics: discouraged, Faith, Hopeless, perseverance

Elijah is described as a person of incredible faith and being “just like us.” Elijah also sat under a broom tree in a crisis of faith. Consider how “broom tree moments” shape understanding of God even in the midst of suffering and evil? Text: 1 Kings 19:1-10