Essentials to Faithfulness

Desire and determination to be faithful
Daniel 1:8

Consistently work on your salvation
Philippians 2:12
Revelation 2:10

Believe that God is faithful
1 Corinthians 1:9; 10:13
2 Timothy 2:11-13

Setting priorities
Matthew 6:19-34
Hebrews 11:13-16

John 6:66-68
1 Corinthians 15:58
2 Timothy 4:6-8

Actively serving in the world instead of criticizing it
Joshua 24:14-15
John 17:9-17

Diligently seek God
Hebrews 11:6


Christians are depend-on-able people. They are “expected,” “looked to,” “looked for,” “supposed to,” and “depended on” to be everything the Bible says a Christian ought to be. Is that asking too much? Is that too idealistic? Certainly not. It is God’s expectation (1 Corinthians 4:2).