Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope:
because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the Good News,
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,
that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.
He made no distinction between us and them, cleansing their hearts by faith.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord,
2 Peter 1:4
by which he has granted to us his precious and exceedingly great promises; that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world by lust.
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for these things, be diligent to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.
If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you.