Perseverance a Result of Study

Nisbet commenting on 1Peter 1:13 (Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;) :

The consideration of our spiritual privileges by Jesus Christ should stir us up to the study of holiness; our diligence in that study being the means of our perseverance and that which clears our right to take the comfort of those privileges,…
Alexander Nisbet, 1&2 Peter; Geneva Series of Commentaries

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