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What are the benefits of stability?

Romans 4:20Abraham never wavered in believing God’s promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God.

…increased faith

1 Peter 1:8You love him even though you have never seen him. Though you do not see him, you trust him; and even now you are happy with a glorious, inexpressible joy.

Psalm 33:21In him our hearts rejoice, for we are trusting in his holy name.

Psalm 112:1Praise the Lord! Happy are those who fear the Lord. Yes, happy are those who delight in doing what he commands.

2 Corinthians 1:24…joy

Isaiah 26:3You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, whose thoughts are fixed on you!

Psalm 112:7…peace

James 1:25But if you keep looking steadily into God’s perfect law—the law that sets you free—and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it.

Galatians 5:1So Christ has really set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law.

1 Thessalonians 3:8It gives us new life, knowing you remain strong in the Lord.

…freedom to receive God’s blessings

James 1:2-4Dear brothers and sisters, whenever trouble comes your way, let it be an opportunity for joy. For when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be strong in character and ready for anything.

Hebrews 12:1-2Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily hinders our progress. And let us run with endurance the race that God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, on whom our faith depends from start to finish.

Revelation 3:10Because you have obeyed my command to persevere, I will protect you from the great time of testing that will come upon the whole world to test those who belong to this world.

Hebrews 10:23Without wavering, let us hold tightly to the hope we say we have, for God can be trusted to keep his promise.

1 Corinthians 15:58So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and steady, always enthusiastic about the Lord’s work, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

…enduring strength that also encourages others.

Colossians 1:22-23yet now he has brought you back as his friends. He has done this through his death on the cross in his own human body. As a result, he has brought you into the very presence of God, and you are holy and blameless as you stand before him without a single fault. But you must continue to believe this truth and stand in it firmly. Don’t drift away from the assurance you received when you heard the Good News.

Acts 20:18-27I have had one message for Jews and Gentiles alike—the necessity of turning from sin and turning to God, and of faith in our Lord Jesus.

…confidence in your faith and purpose for your life

Hebrews 3:14For if we are faithful to the end, trusting God just as firmly as when we first believed, we will share in all that belongs to Christ.

1 Peter 1:13So think clearly and exercise self-control. Look forward to the special blessings that will come to you at the return of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 3:21I will invite everyone who is victorious to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat with my Father on his throne.

…victory and reward

Proverbs 14:26Those who fear the Lord are secure; he will be a place of refuge for their children.

Hebrews 12:13Mark out a straight path for your feet. Then those who follow you, though they are weak and lame, will not stumble and fall but will become strong.

…a positive affect on others

Psalm 20:7-8Some nations boast of their chariots and horses, but we boast in the name of the Lord our God. Those nations will fall down and collapse, but we will rise up and stand firm.

Psalm 40:2He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along.

Psalm 119:61Evil people try to drag me into sin, but I am firmly anchored to your instructions.

Proverbs 10:25Disaster strikes like a cyclone, whirling the wicked away, but the godly have a lasting foundation.

Philippians 1:27But whatever happens to me, you must live in a manner worthy of the Good News about Christ, as citizens of heaven. Then, whether I come and see you again or only hear about you, I will know that you are standing side by side, fighting together for the Good News.

…the ability to resist evil and effectively share the Gospel.