Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
2 Corinthians 7:1
since then, we have these promises, my dear brethren, let us cleanse our selves from all impurity, whether of body or mind, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
2 Peter 1:4
by which we have receiv'd the most inestimable promises, that thereby you might become partakers of the divine perfections, after having escap'd from the corruption of a sensual world.
2 Peter 3:14
since then, my dear brethren, your expectations are such, take care to appear before him, without any defect or blemish, in order to be happy; and be persuaded,
provided you continue well-grounded and settled in the faith, and do not abandon that hope which has been offer'd to you by the gospel, and is proclaim'd to all mankind; of which I Paul am made a minister.
for tho' I am absent in person, yet I am present with you in my mind, and am glad to perceive the regularily of your affairs, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
none of you might be stagger'd by these persecutions: for you know that we are destin'd to suffer.
for we were receiv'd into the communion of Christ, upon condition of inviolably maintaining the hope we had at the beginning even unto the end,
2 Peter 3:17
Do you then, my dear brethren, being thus forewarn'd, take care not to be seduc'd by those prophane impostors, and so lose the reward of your constancy.
and the favour I ask of him is this, that your kindness to me may be crown'd with farther improvements in knowledge and all prudence;
not that I desire a present; but what I desire is, that the fruits of your liberality may greatly redound to your own account.
being firmly attach'd to, and founded upon him: establishing yourselves in the faith you have been taught, and being thankful for the improvement you make therein.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
may the Lord make you increase and abound in mutual love, in love towards all men, as we do towards you:
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, my brethren, we intreat and conjure you by the Lord Jesus Christ, to observe the instructions we gave you about your religious conduct, and to make continual progress therein.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are oblig'd, my brethren, to render thanks to God continually upon your account, as it is but just; since your faith still improves, and your mutual love is always increasing.
1 Corinthians 16:10
If Timothy visit you, take care he may be perfectly safe: for he labours in the cause of christianity, as well as I.
then said they to him, what shall we do, that our works may he agreeable to God?
for he was upon the brink of death for the service of Christ, having expos'd his life to the greatest dangers, to perform those kind offices, which you could not do yourselves.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
never forgetting the effects of your faith, your charitable offices, and the constancy of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ; of which God is our witness.
who gave himself for us, to redeem us from all iniquity, and qualify us to be his peculiar people, passionately affected to virtue.
the sheep) make you perfect in every virtue, to the accomplishment of his will: effecting that in you by Jesus Christ, which is agreeable to him: to whom be glory thro' all ages.
1 Corinthians 3:8
he that planteth, and he that watereth, have the same design: and each shall receive his proper reward, in proportion to his own labour.
let us then not be weary in doing good, for in due season we shall reap, if we be not tired.
for God is too just to his promise not to regard your piety, and the love which you have shewn to the christian religion by the assistance ye have given to the saints, and still continue to give.
you make me apprehensive, that the labour I have bestowed upon you will be all in vain.
you, who display the doctrine of eternal life) that in the day of Christ I may have the satisfaction of not having pursued my laborious course in vain.
1 Thessalonians 3:5
not being able therefore to wait any longer, I sent Timothy to know the state of your faith, for fear the tempter should have seduc'd you, and all our labour have prov'd abortive.
He that receives you, receives me; and he that receives me, receives him that sent me.
When the son of man shall come in his majesty, accompanied with all his holy angels, he shall sit upon the throne of his glory.
abounding in good works by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Let our sacrifice then, which we are to offer to God by Jesus Christ, be that of incessant praises, the offering of our lips, which celebrate his name: