Perseverance

Continue in Christ | Colossians 2:6-15 |
Even when it’s tough, Jesus is worth receiving and continuing in because only in him can we know God, new life, and forgiveness. Outline Continue in Christ (vv6-7) Don’t be taken captive (v8) Because in Christ …is the fullness of God (vv9-10) …is new life (vv11-13) …is victory (vv14-15) Continue, and watch out!

The Good News of Suffering | Romans 8:18-39 |
Suffering - but with hope (vv18-25) Suffering - but not alone (vv26-27) Suffering - but with security (vv28-39) Suffering as a Christian

Running the Race | Hebrews 12:1-17 |
Head Up (vv1-2) Train Hard (vv3-11) Get Fit (vv12-17) Keep Running