1Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.
Why are we continually told to run a race and have endurance (patience) if we are guaranteed salvation no matter what we do? Why are we told to endure until the end (physical death) if we cannot depart from God? God is faithful, so does that automatically mean that we will be? Continue Reading »