- Suffering is a standard part of Christian experience.
- The Christian response to suffering is faithful perseverance by God's power.
- The gospel is the ground for the Christian's endurance.
- The Scriptures have power to save and preserve.
- True believers will persevere; failure to persevere proves one is not converted.
- False teaching is deadly and must be dealt with firmly.
**Taken from the Crossway ESV Study Bible