STEADFASTNESS

steadfast

1a : firmly fixed in place : immovableb : not subject to change

  • the steadfast doctrine of original sin

  • —Ellen Glasgow

2: firm in belief, determination, or adherence : loyal

  • her followers have remainedsteadfast

steadfastly

adverb

steadfastness

play \ˈsted-ˌfas(t)-nəs, -fəs(t)-\ noun


1 Corinthians 15:58

58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.


“When you suffer some dishonor from men, recognize at once the glory that will be given you by God. Then you will not be saddened or upset by the dishonor; and when you receive the glory you will remain steadfast and innocent.”

+ St. Mark the Ascetic, “On Those Who Think They are Made Righteous by Works: Two Hundred and Twenty-Six Texts” No. 68, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 1)


THE MARK OF A REALLY ADMIRABLE MAN; STEADFASTNESS IN THE TIME TIME OF TROUBLE


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