Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
2 Corinthians 12:13
for in what were ye inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? an injury I hope you will easily forgive.
1 Corinthians 4:5
therefore suspend your judgment till the Lord comes, who will bring to light the secrets of darkness, and expose the counsels of mens hearts: and then shall every man have his due reward from God.
The kingdom of the Messiah will then be such, as when ten virgins took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.
imitate those servants who stand waiting for their master's return from the wedding, to let him in as soon as he comes to the door.
mankind impatiently desire that the divine being would display himself to his creatures,
but we are the denisons of heaven, from whence we expect the saviour Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to expect his son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivers us from impending ruin.
2 Timothy 4:8
I have nothing more to do, but to receive the crown of virtue reserv'd for me, which the Lord, the just judge, will give me in that day: and not only to me, but to those also, who have long'd for his appearance.
in expectation of that desirable happiness, the glorious appearance of the supreme God, and of our saviour Jesus Christ,
so Christ being once offered up to take away the sins of many; he shall appear the second time, without making any further expiation to save those who expect him.
for it is necessary you should persevere, that after having perform'd what God has commanded, you may receive what he has promised.
As for you, my brethren, bear your sufferings with constancy, till the advent of the Lord. the farmer, from the prospect of a golden crop, patiently expects the showers of the spring and the autumn.
2 Peter 3:12
expecting, and vehemently desiring the day of the Lord would come, when the heavens all on fire shall be dissolv'd, and the elements shall melt with intense heat.
and thereby cultivate the divine favour, in the expectation of eternal life by the mercy of Jesus Christ our Lord.
2 Corinthians 12:12
the marks indeed of an apostle I have shown among you by my extreme patience, by signs, and prodigies, and miracles.