This author laments the fact that most modern churches are falling into the trap of seeking to please people in their worship rather than conforming worship to God's demands. Worship is becoming increasingly man-centered.
Perseverence of the saints is not something that believers have to do or achieve on their own. It is God who makes believers capable of finishing the race of perseverence.
Looking at the hesitance to use the word religion to describe the Christian faith, this article shows that opting to describe Christian faith as just a relationship with God does injustice to the faith. The author calls for a proper use of the word religion.