Heavenly Father, please keep us enduring to the end. We are weak and battered by sin and need your continuing grace that we might stand firm in Christ. As always, Lord, we cast ourselves on you to bring about what we need. We rejoice in Christ our saviour who is able to hold us to the end and who has already secured our glory. United to Christ, we can be confident that though our lives feel strained in many ways, we are indeed, new creations – pure, holy, and made into sons and daughters of God. May we be a group who keeps each other looking to Jesus and relying on your strength. May we fuel each other with your word, reminding each other of the gospel that saves and holds us.