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Four Essentials to Finishing Well

May. 15, 2013By: Evan Burns

I've always been enriched by anything I have read by Jerry Bridges.  He has suffered greatly and submitted his life under the severe mercies of God’s providence.  I came across my notes of a sermon I heard Bridges give at the Desiring God 2007 National Conference.  You can listen to it here.  Here were his four essentials to finishing well:

1) Daily time of focused communion with God.
2) Daily appropriation of the gospel.
3) Daily commit yourself to God as a living sacrifice.
4) A firm belief in the sovereignty and love of God.

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