We should entrust our work to God. And always include to glorify Him in everything we do. Never forget God's grace and fellowship.
Jesus' disciples were called impostor. Specially Paul - people will mock him.
If we are committed to the scriptures we can never be swayed by mockery.
What are the things that can't keep us from being committed?
Sickness, famine, very busy at work, broken relationship, or financial needs?
Look at Paul, he had nothing but he entrusted his work to God.
If we are not committed to God we will surely give up. Stay connected with the vine and stay close to the scriptures.
Acts 9:16 I will show him how much he must suffer for my name.”
And to Keep you to be more faithful to God.
What is our source of strength?
God is our strength, in Him we have our refuge to strengthen our soul.
23 In that day you will no longer ask me anything. Very truly I tell you, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. 24 Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.
Hardship - be encourage to remain true. We can never find encouragements outside (people around you) but if you go inside the Church it will help you spiritually.
Don't listen to the world but listen to the advice of Godly people.
One of the sign that you are committed to God is that we will have trials.