Perseverance definition

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(christianity) The Calvinistic doctrine that those who have been chosen by God will continue in a state of grace to the end and will finally be saved.
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Steady persistence in adhering to a course of action, a belief, or a purpose; steadfastness.
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The act of persevering; continued, patient effort.
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Perseverance is persistence in sticking to a plan.

An example of perseverance is working out for a two hours each day to lose weight.

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The quality of one who perseveres; persistence.
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In Calvinism, the continuance in grace of people elected to eternal salvation.
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