Israel’s Shabbat practice looked backed to God’s rest on the seventh day of creation while looking forward to the perfect and finished work of Jesus at the cross.
Many in the world today would say “Hey, I can state the above affirmation, without the last line, thank you very much.” Yes, but it won’t be as effective.
Cornelius Vanderbilt is a great example of an inspiring man who does not take "NO" for an answer and translates his dreams and visions into reality. He is a true legend and his life brings encouragement even centuries later.
Jesus is by no means weak, never was and never will be. On final ascent up to Jerusalem, His deliberate march toward Calvary displayed the ultimate MEEKNESS.
One of the best examples of persistence is that of Abraham Lincoln. If you want to learn about somebody who didn’t quit, look no further.