Are You Remaining Diligent?

Excellent post by Pastor Matt Fretwell !! We as Christians must remain diligent in seeking the Lord…walking in the Spirit (Galatians 5:16)…and continuously being “filled with the Spirit” (Ephesians 5:18-20)…if we want to experience the rewards the writer of Hebrews pens in…Hebrews 11:6…
Blessings in Christ, bruce



By Matthew Fretwell

2 Peter 1:10-11 & Remaining Diligent

Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.” (V.10)

Diligent isn’t a word that is used very often, so much so, that according to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, it is in the top 1% of words looked up.[1] It means to be steady or to give an energetic effort. Most scholars have labeled the entire passage of 2 Peter 1:3-10 as, confirming a calling. For our understanding, verse 10 begins with the word therefore, or because of all the things spoken about so far. I was trained in seminary that every time I read the word therefore in the Bible, I ought to ask the question, what is it there for? It’s a connective word, just like the word and, or so, but it…

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