"Restrain your voice from
and your eyes from tears,
for your work will be rewarded,"
declares the Lord.
"What time am I afraid, I will trust in thee. In God I will praise his word, in
God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me."
Courage- the stregnth from God that enables you to endure any trial or danger.
"Be strong and of good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy
God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee."
"But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded." -II Chronicles
"Have I commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for
the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
"Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart."
"He giveth power to faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth stregnth."
"And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive."
"So be strong, show yourself a man, and observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in His
ways, and keep His decrees and commands, His laws and requirements, as written in the Law of Moses, so that you prosper in
all you do and wherever you go." -I Kings 2:2b,3
Confidence- assurance that God is with you in whatever you do or say.
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
Fear Not- God is with you
"The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is my strength of my Life;
Of whom shall I be afraid?"
" For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to
you, Do not fear; I will help you."
"So do not fear, for I am with you, do not be dismayed, for I am your God." - Isaiah 41:10
Doing Your Best- putting your whole mind, body, and soul into a task required of you.
"And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men."
"Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has withstood the test, he will
receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him." -James 1:12
"But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded"
2 Chronicles 15:7
"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we
do not give up."
"Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD."
"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power."
"Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor's crown unless
he competes according to the rules."
II Timothy 2:5
"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is
in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day-and not only
to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing."
II Timothy 4:7-8
"Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when
you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses."
I Timothy 6:12
"Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that
will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I
do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others,
I myself will not be disqualified for the prize."
I Corinthians 9:25-27
"But he who stands firm to the end will be saved."
"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who have been called according
to His purpose."