Bible Verses about Endurance
Endurance is a very important Christian virtue. The Apostles must have had a very good sense of endurance to continue in the preaching of the gospel, despite the persecution that they faced. Below are Bible verses about endurance.
The following Bible verses are presented in the New Living Translation (NLT). There is no doubt that Christians today need endurance to live this life as perfect extensions of Christ.
Longsuffering is one of the fruits of the Spirit, and it is a very good synonym for patient endurance.
1. Romans 5:4
And endurance develops strength of character in us, and character strengthens our confident expectation of salvation.
2. Colossians 1:11
We also pray that you will be strengthened with his glorious power so that you will have all the patience and endurance you need. May you be filled with joy,
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3. 2 Thessalonians 1:4
We proudly tell God’s other churches about your endurance and faithfulness in all the persecutions and hardships you are suffering.
4. 2 Thessalonians 3:5
May the Lord bring you into an ever deeper understanding of the love of God and the endurance that comes from Christ.
5. 2 Timothy 3:10
But you know what I teach, Timothy, and how I live, and what my purpose in life is. You know my faith and how long I have suffered. You know my love and my patient endurance.
6. Hebrews 10:36
Patient endurance is what you need now, so you will continue to do God’s will. Then you will receive all that he has promised.
7. Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, 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.
8. James 1:3
For when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow.
9. James 1:4
So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be strong in character and ready for anything.
10. 2 Peter 1:6
Knowing God leads to self-control. Self-control leads to patient endurance, and patient endurance leads to godliness.
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11. Revelation 1:9
I am John, your brother. In Jesus we are partners in suffering and in the Kingdom and in patient endurance. I was exiled to the island of Patmos for preaching the word of God and speaking about Jesus.
12. Revelation 2:2
“I know all the things you do. I have seen your hard work and your patient endurance. (…) You have examined the claims of those who say they are apostles but are not. You have discovered they are liars.
13. Revelation 2:19
“I know all the things you do-your love, your faith, your service, and your patient endurance. And I can see your constant improvement in all these things.
14. Revelation 13:10
The people who are destined for prison will be arrested and taken away. Those who are destined for death will be killed. But do not be dismayed, for here is your opportunity to have endurance and faith.