Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
in order that if God be willing I may come to you with a glad heart, and may enjoy a time of rest with you.
2 Corinthians 7:6
But He who comforts the depressed--even God-- comforted us by the coming of Titus, and not by his coming only,
I am therefore all the more eager to send him, in the hope that when you see him again you may be glad and I may have the less sorrow.
And for this very purpose I send him to you that you may know how we are faring; and that he may cheer your hearts.
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now that Timothy has recently come back to us from you, and has brought us the happy tidings of your faith and love, and has told us how you still cherish a constant and affectionate recollection of us, and are longing to see us as we also long to see you--
3 John 1:4
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are living in obedience to the truth.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
Now we beg you, brethren, to show respect for those who labour among you and are your leaders in Christian work, and are your advisers;
Receive him therefore with heartfelt Christian joy, and hold in honour men like him;
Remember your former leaders--it was they who brought you God's Message. Bear in mind how they ended their lives, and imitate their faith.
3 John 1:11
My dear friend, do not follow wrong examples, but right ones. He who habitually does what is right is a child of God: he who habitually does what is wrong has not seen God.