Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
For ours is not a conflict with mere flesh and blood, but with the despotisms, the empires, the forces that control and govern this dark world--the spiritual hosts of evil arrayed against us in the heavenly warfare.
1 Timothy 6:12
Exert all your strength in the honourable struggle for the faith; lay hold of the Life of the Ages, to which you were called, when you made your noble profession of faith before many witnesses.
2 Timothy 2:5
And if any one takes part in an athletic contest, he gets no prize unless he obeys the rules.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have gone through the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have guarded the faith.
In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted so as to endanger your lives;
good faith, meekness, self-restraint.
but hospitable to strangers, a lover of goodness, sober-minded, upright, saintly, self-controlled;
Exhort aged men to be temperate, grave, sober-minded, robust in their faith, their love and their patience.
2 Peter 1:6
along with knowledge, self-control; along with self-control, power of endurance;
1 Corinthians 15:54
But when this perishable nature has put on what is imperishable, and this mortality has put on immortality, then will the words of Scripture be fulfilled, "Death has been swallowed up in victory."
2 Timothy 4:8
From this time onward there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me, but also to all who love the thought of His Appearing.
Therefore, receiving, as we now do, a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us cherish thankfulness so that we may ever offer to God an acceptable service, with godly reverence and awe.
Blessed is he who patiently endures trials; for when he has stood the test, he will gain the victor's crown--even the crown of Life--which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
1 Peter 1:4
to an inheritance imperishable, undefiled and unfading, which has been reserved in Heaven for you,
1 Peter 5:4
And then, when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the never-withering wreath of glory.
Dismiss your fears concerning all that you are about to suffer. I tell you that the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison that you may be put to the test, and for ten days you will have to endure persecution. Be faithful to the End, even if you have to die, and then I will give you the victor's Wreath of Life.
I am coming quickly: cling to that which you already possess, so that your wreath of victory be not taken away from you.
Surrounding the throne there were also twenty-four other thrones, on which sat twenty-four Elders clothed in white robes, with victors' wreaths of gold upon their heads.
and I covenant to give you, as my Father has covenanted to give me, a Kingdom--