By Dr. Francis Akin-John

Diligence in life and ministry

If you and I con-stantly fluctuate—wand-ering back and forth and in and out of faith — we will never reap anything enduring for the Kingdom of God. To produce powerful results, we must be constant in our commitments. We must be “steady-as-she-goes” — fixed, unchanging, and steadfast. It’s all part of being diligent.

  1. Persistence is also a key to remaining diligent. When a person is persistent, he refuses to relent. He is tenaciously immovable, even in the face of opposition, and unbending until his objective is achieved.
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Withstanding opposition and braving adversity is just a part of the walk of faith. In order for us to resist attempts to abort our dreams, we must be persistent. This is the kind of commitment required to live and walk in faith.

With this in mind, Hebrews 11:6 could be read:

“God is a Rewarder of those who are hard-working, attentive, busy, constant, and persistent in their pursuit of seeking Him.”

  1. A casual approach will never get you to the triumphant end of the spiritual race God has placed before you. You have to give 100 percent of your focus and energy in order to press through the barriers that will stand against you to keep you from making it to the finish line.

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Diligence and all that it entails is a requirement for you to get to a place of victory. So now that we’ve discussed what diligence looks like, it’s essential that you make sure you’re right on track in this area so you can fully accomplish what God has asked you to do. Are you diligently seeking God and His will for your life? This is the perfect day to make sure your answer is yes!

Rick Renner

Diligence in life and ministry

…He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him – Hebrews 11:6

Some people never see anything accomplished with their lives because they start and stop too many projects. But Heb-rews 11:6 says that God “…is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.”

  1. If you want to qualify for God’s reward and you know He has called you to do something, you have to be completely commi-tted to pressing forward all the way until you have fully accomplished the assignment. For this, you need diligence to stick with it.


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