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Cultivating Perseverance in Life Development

Cultivating Perseverance in Life Development

Perseverance is the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult.

Cultivating perseverance in life development is a continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition.

   Life’s trouble can train us to give up but with the Lord’s help one can surely find motivation to overcome and persevere.

When trouble comes it will test our stability and strength but you must hold on to what you believe and don’t give up quickly.

    You need the quality of doggedness and determination in this journey of faith.

“Proverbs 24:10 KJV

If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.”

     When troubles comes, it tests our spiritual strength and character and that is why you must be rooted in God and the knowledge of his word that you might have strength and conviction to endure life’s challenges and not give up on what you believe.”Colossians 1:11 KJV

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness.”

   The moment you get into that tight place and everything goes against you, and it seems as though you cannot stay longer, that is the time to never give up because at the end of the dark tunnel is light.

    Think about the things the lord is training you for. Think about the process in the learning that he is leading you through rather than yourself.

God’s help gives us ability to stand strong in whatever life brings. Only the Mercy of God can help one to persevere and not quit. 

“2 Corinthians 4:1 KJV

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not.”

 While you persevere;

1.Pray without ceasing

Pray in the spirit at all times with all kinds of prayer, trusting God for strength. Prayer helps us to develop perseverance. We can wrestle by praying regularly.

Build intimacy with God through prayer and communication with Him. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 KJV

Pray without ceasing.

2. Treat the secret place well

Make sure you seek the face of God regularly, give him your best and not leftovers. Psalm 91:1 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

3. Have faith in God

Trust the heart of the Father and lay down the matter at his feet and endure till the end. Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Mark 11:22 KJV “And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.”

4. Do not entertain Fear

One of the factors that hinders perseverance is FEAR. Fear depletes one’s energy so that you can give up on what he has committed to you. Fear is an enemy to Faith, so you must become fearless as spiritual warriors. 2 Timothy 1:7 KJVFor God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”

5. Keep pressing on

Godly perseverance is focusing on Christ wholeheartedly so that he can administer the strength to press on. Philippians 3:14 KJV I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Perseverance is not running to and fro up hill on one’s strength but it is saying ‘Lord onto you I commit my ways, I know you know what I need before I need it.’ The bible is full of wealth of wisdom for persevering in a godly way. The Bible has scripture of life. We need to run the race that has been provided by Jesus Christ. He has provided us with tools to run the race through his word. When you feel exhausted, tired, burnt out, fearful, anxious, see it as opportunities to reset and focus on Christ.

Cultivating Perseverance in Life Development

In a time of adversity, it is easy to feel like you have no control and that things are just going to stay this way. You may feel like you are powerless over your circumstances and that nothing can be done to change them. But this is not the case! As we will see later in this chapter, there are many things we can do to help ourselves become more resilient and persevere when facing adversity.

The first step in cultivating perseverance is recognizing that adversity probably won’t last forever. Most people who experience hardships eventually rise above their circumstances and find ways to improve their lives. If you have recently experienced a major setback or loss, for example, do not despair: chances are good that something positive will come out of it in the end. And if not, at least you learned from it!

So how do we go about cultivating perseverance? Well, first off we need to understand what it means for someone to be resilient or persistent — two terms that often get confused together as one thing (which might make sense if you think about how “resilient” sounds like “resistless”).

Cultivating perseverance in life development is a key skill that every person needs to have. Perseverance is reliant on one’s ability to resist distractions, overcome obstacles and make it through difficult times. It’s not so much about being able to succeed at something but more about having the patience and endurance to work through challenges and setbacks.

Perseverance is the ability to keep going when things get tough, even if you’re tired or frustrated with yourself for getting stuck in a rut. If you want to change your habits or break old bad habits, then perseverance can be a valuable tool for achieving those goals.

Perseverance is the ability to keep going, no matter how difficult things get. It’s about staying focused on long-term goals and not getting distracted by the short-term challenges that come up along the way.

Perseverance is one of the most important qualities a person can have. It’s what helps you stick with your goals, no matter how hard they seem.

This is why perseverance is so important in life development. If you don’t have it, any success you may have will eventually be taken away from you as you struggle to keep going when things get tough.

But if you do have it, then you’ll be able to take advantage of all opportunities that come your way because you know how to fight through adversity and keep pushing yourself forward in life!

It’s also critical for anyone who wants to reach their full potential in life development because they need to be able to overcome any challenges that may arise along the way.

Perseverance is a quality that can be cultivated, and it’s one that you need to develop if you want to succeed in life.

Perseverance is the ability to keep going when things get tough. Whether it’s for a job or your relationship, perseverance is about maintaining your focus and staying on track with what you want. When you’re faced with setbacks, it’s important to remember that perseverance is a strength and not a weakness.

To cultivate this quality, start by focusing on your goals, no matter how small they may seem at first. For example, say you want to exercise more often but aren’t sure where to start or what kind of exercise will work best for you. Don’t worry about the details yet; just set yourself up for success by focusing on your goal and committing to it. This will help keep you motivated during times when it seems like all of your energy has been drained from overthinking about each step along the way.

Dear reader, I pray that the Lord will renew your passion and love for Christ. I pray that the true weight of what Christ did for you on the cross will penetrate deep into your heart and give you the passion to pursue godly perseverance and finish the race well. Amen

Wunmi Oyesanya


  1. Next time I read a blog, Hopefully it wont fail me as much as this one. After all, I know it was my choice to read through, but I genuinely thought you would have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something that you can fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.


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