Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:
"In this manner therefore pray: 'Our Father who art in Heaven, may Thy name be kept holy;
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.
2 Corinthians 1:2
May grace and peace be granted to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
For I always beseech the God of our Lord Jesus Christ--the Father most glorious--to give you a spirit of wisdom and penetration through an intimate knowledge of Him,
For this reason, on bended knee I beseech the Father,
So they sent to Him their disciples together with the Herodians; who said, "Teacher, we know that you are truthful and that you faithfully teach God's truth; and that no fear of man misleads you, for you are not biased by men's wealth or rank.
Then Peter began to speak. "I clearly see," he said, "that God makes no distinctions between one man and another;
whereas glory, honour and peace will be given to every one who does what is good and right--to the Jew first and then to the Gentile.
From those leaders I gained nothing new. Whether they were men of importance or not, matters nothing to me--God recognizes no external distinctions. To me, at any rate, the leaders imparted nothing new.
And you masters, act towards your slaves on the same principles, and refrain from threats. For you know that in Heaven there is One who is your Master as well as theirs, and that merely earthly distinctions there are none with Him.
The man who perpetrates a wrong will find the wrong repaid to him; and with God there are no merely earthly distinctions.
All these died in the possession of faith. They had not received the promised blessings, but had seen them from a distance and had greeted them, and had acknowledged themselves to be foreigners and strangers here on earth;
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I entreat you as pilgrims and foreigners not to indulge the cravings of your lower natures: for all such cravings wage war upon the soul.
This is true; yet it was their unbelief that cut them off, and you only stand through your faith.
2 Corinthians 5:6
We have therefore a cheerful confidence. We know that while we are at home in the body we are banished from the Lord;
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved friends, let us purify ourselves from all defilement of body and of spirit, and secure perfect holiness through the fear of God.
Therefore, my dearly-loved friends, as I have always found you obedient, labour earnestly with fear and trembling--not merely as though I were present with you, but much more now since I am absent from you--labour earnestly, I say, to make sure of your own salvation.
Therefore let us be on our guard lest perhaps, while He still leaves us a promise of being admitted to His rest, some one of you should be found to have fallen short of it.
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.