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10 Bible Verses About How to Persevere

Liquid Church
Jun 14, 2020

Wondering how to persevere when life is hard? No matter our current circumstances, we all face challenging times at some point in our lives. Our lives are not free from the pains and trials of this world. In fact, even Jesus said that even as Christians, life was never meant to be easy (Matthew 7:13-14). As children of God, we have an eternal hope that can never be crushed. This hope helps us to persevere. Rather than focusing on difficult circumstances, we can place our trust in God through the comforting words of Scripture.

If you find yourself struggling to get through another day, there is hope and encouragement to be found in the Bible. That's why, to help you wherever you are in your faith journey, we’ve compiled a list of 10 Bible Verses About How To Persevere When Life Is Hard. We hope reading and meditating on the below verses will help you learn from the Bible how you can Survive the Dip of difficult times.


“Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” - Romans 5:3-4

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.” - Hebrews 12:1-3

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” - James 1:2-4

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” - Galatians 6:9

“Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.” - James 1:12

“Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” - Hebrews 10:23

“Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” - Philippians 1:6

“You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” - Hebrews 10:36

Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” - Philippians 3:13-14

“Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.” - Matthew 24:12-13


Additional resources to help you find biblical strategies on how to persevere are available when you check out these Liquid Church message series: