2: to stick or remain with (a race, a trial of endurance, etc.) to the end —usually used in the phrase stay the course
3: to remain during
Stay close. These words came to me as I read Philippians 2. I am reminded that the Word of God is like a railing. When I stay close to the railing I can not only see it but can grab it anytime I need. When I get too far away from the railing is when I get distracted and can easily wander off. Back and forth from trail to rail will wear me out over time. Stay close everyday; every hour; every minute; every time. This will position me to keep on the path God has for me.
“Holding fast the word of life, so that I may rejoice in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain or labored in vain.”
Phil 2:16 NKJV
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