“When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word ‘succeed,’ you find that it simply means to follow through.”
—F. W. Nichol
To survive and thrive in the Promised Land, you must persevere. The enemy wants you to quit, shrink, or turn back. God wants you to advance, grow, and press on—He wants you to “persevere in the Promised Land” because there are great rewards awaiting you there.
The career of George Washington Carver epitomizes perseverance. The book More Than Conquerors: Portraits of Believers from All Walks of Life (Moody Press, 1992) captures highlights of his life. As an infant during the Civil War, he was stolen along with his mother by Ku Klux Klan night raiders. Ransomed by his ...