Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and endurance, character, and character, hope,
and for the hope of what is stored up for you in heaven. You first heard of it long ago when the true message of the gospel
2 Thessalonians 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and kindly given us unfailing encouragement and a well-founded hope,
so that we might be made upright through his mercy and become possessors of eternal life in fulfilment of our hope.
so that by these two unalterable things, which make it impossible for God to break his promise, we who have taken refuge with him may be greatly encouraged to seize upon the hope that is offered to us.
making no difference between us and them, but cleansing their hearts by faith.
2 Corinthians 7:1
So since we have promises like these, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves of everything that can defile body or spirit, and by reverence for God make our consecration complete.
Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.
2 Peter 1:4
Thus he has given us his precious and splendid promises so that through them you may escape the corrupting influences that exist in the world through passion, and come to share in the divine nature.
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, dear friends, while waiting for this, make every effort to be found by him unstained, irreproachable, and at peace.
If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first.