Steadfast is one of those ancient words in the Bible that is not common today. If we meet at the coffee and you ask “How are you today?” there is a 99.99% chance I would not answer “Steadfast.”
But seriously, I know many people at the Bible Cafe™ who claim steadfast as a focus word for the year. So lets take a deep dive into steadfast.
Bible Verses to Remain Steadfast
Jotham grew powerful because he walked steadfastly before the Lord his God. (2 Chronicles 27:6 NIV)
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. (Psalm 51:10 NIV)
God, create a clean heart for me and renew a steadfast spirit within me. (Psalm 51:10 CSB)
My heart, O God, is steadfast, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music.(Psalm 57:7 NIV)
My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul. (Psalm 108:1 NIV)
They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord. (Psalm 112:7 NIV)
Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! (Psalm 119:5 NIV)
Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways. (Proverbs 4:26 NIV)
You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. (Isaiah 26:3 NIV)
And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.(1 Peter 5:10 NIV)
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord. (1 Corinthians 15:58 NKJV)
Encouraging Words From the Holy Bible
And our hope for you is steadfast, because we know that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so also you will partake of the consolation. (2 Corinthians 1:7 NKJV)
For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just reward.. (Hebrews 2:2 NKJV)
For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end.. (Hebrews 3:14 NKJV)
This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil.. (Hebrews 6:19 NKJV)
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