Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith…
I. ITS TRAVELLERS: all true Christians; "we"; therefore do not wonder at it.
II. ITS NECESSITY. "We must"; therefore do not shun it.
III. ITS NATURE: rugged and long; "through much tribulation," therefore prepare for it.
IV. ITS END: blessedness; "the kingdom of God"; therefore do not neglect it.
Parallel VersesKJV: Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.