Hebrews 10:39, NIV: But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who believe and are saved.
2 Peter 3:9, NIV: The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
2 Peter 3:17-18, NIV: Therefore, dear friends, since you already know this, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of lawless men and fall from your secure position. But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.
Acts 1:14, NIV: They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
Jude 20, 21, NIV: “But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit. Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.