Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (April 25th, 2018)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Perseverance [Part 3]
(1 Peter 1:6-12)

Perseverance defined:
(1) patient endurance in the face of adversity or opposition
(2) repeated behavior in spite of resistance

Perseverance is not a long race; it's many short races one after the other.

I. The Components of Persevering Faith
A. Temporary aggravation
I. The Components of Persevering Faith
A. Temporary aggravation
B. Validating trials
I. The Components of Persevering Faith
A. Temporary aggravation
B. Validating trials
C. Reciprocal love
I. The Components of Persevering Faith
A. Temporary aggravation
B. Validating trials
C. Reciprocal love
D. Defensible trust
II. The Reward for Persevering Faith
A. Exhilaration Now
II. The Reward for Persevering Faith
A. Exhilaration Now
B. Glorification Later
In Conclusion:
"You've been saved from the worst thing that could ever happen to you, and for the best thing that could ever happen to you."
—Blake Boylston

Takeaway Assignment:
» Consider the heaviest burden you are currently carrying.
Now write yourself a letter on the burden from a "heavenly perspective".