GOAL: Develop Strong Character (Step 4)
2 Peter 1:6 (AMP) “And in [exercising] knowledge [develop] self-control, and in [exercising] self-control [develop] steadfastness (patience, endurance), and in [exercising] steadfastness [develop] godliness (piety), …”
1/ It is absolutely imperative that you become a tough, strong willed Christian, the strength of character will carry you through to God’s promises and purposes.
2/ It takes strength [endurance] to obey the will of God in spite of great resistance, opposition, trials, tribulations, and natural disasters.
3/ Weakness will throw you into defeat, bitterness, and sorrow. The weak sin and give all kinds of excuses. The weak cannot stand disappointments, unexpected circumstances, unfavorable situations, and temporary setbacks of their dreams and plans.