Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.
from men by thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world whose portion is in [this] life, and whose belly thou fill with thy treasure. They are satisfied with sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Since there are many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?
Live joyfully with the wife whom thou love all the days of thy life of vanity, which he has given thee under the sun, all thy days of vanity. For that is thy portion in life, and in thy labor in which thou labor under the sun.
And that which fell in the thorns, these are those who heard, and as they go they are choked by cares and wealth and pleasures of life, and do not bring to maturity.
But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down in debauchery and drunkenness and mundane cares, and that day come upon you sudden.
1 Corinthians 6:3
Know ye not that we will judge heavenly agents? Then why not mundane things?
2 Timothy 2:4
No man who serves in the military entangles himself in the affairs of life, so that he may please the man who enlisted the army.
For us to be for appreciation of his glory, men who have first hoped in the Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.
2 Timothy 1:12
Because of which reason I also suffer these things. But I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to preserve my consignment for that day.
1 Peter 1:21
Men who, because of him, believe in God who raised him from the dead, and gave him glory, in order for your faith and hope to be in God.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think God has exhibited us the apostles least, as men sentenced to die, because we became a spectacle to the world, both to heavenly agents and to men.
And a brother will deliver up a brother to death, and a father a child. And children will rise up against parents, and condemn them to death.
Then they will deliver you up for tribulation, and will kill you, and ye will be hated by all the nations because of my name.
They will make you excommunicated from the synagogues. But the hour comes that every man who kills you will presume to be offering service to God.
strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that it was necessary for us to enter into the kingdom of God through many tribulations.
2 Timothy 3:12
And also all those who want to live devoutly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in Lord from henceforth. Yea, says the Spirit, so that they may rest from their toils, and their works follow with them.
Therefore I turned about to cause my heart to despair concerning all the labor in which I had labored under the sun.