Determination is a word you often hear in today’s world about athletes or people overcoming complications in life. The Bible has instructions on the types and reasons for Christians to be equally determined. As followers of God and believers of Jesus Christ, we are to persevere through trials, use self discipline, allow God to give us strength, and give God all of the glory. These Bible verses about determination are inspirational and life changing. Are you finding it hard to endure today? I encourage you to lean on God and pray that as you read through these verses He gives you the strength to endure. Feel free to use these determination Bible verses as a topical Bible study, devotional or Sunday school lesson.
Determination Bible Verses- Perseverance
Wait for the LORD;
be strong, and let your heart take courage;
wait for the LORD!
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.
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
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Bible Verses About Determination- Endurance
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.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
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Bible Verses on Determination- Discipline
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air. But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.
Determination in the Bible- Our Strength Comes From God
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Then Job answered the LORD and said:
I know that you can do all things,
and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.
Bible Verses on Determination– We Are Motivated To Work For God’s Glory
For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.
2 Corinthians 5:9
So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him.
I pray these Bible Verses on determination were helpful to you today. If you have your own favorite determination verses, please add them to the comments so this becomes a better resource for those that find it.
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