I. Believers in Jesus must persevere in faith, v36. II. Believers in Jesus will persevere in faith, v39. III. How do we persevere? 1) vv 32-34 Recall you past: God's work of grace in you. 2) vv34-36 Look to your future: God's promises to you. 3) vv37-38 Listen to the prophet: You are not alone in the struggle.