Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
But there is no comparison between God's gift and that offense. For if one man's offense made the mass of mankind die, God's mercy and his gift given through the favor of the one man Jesus Christ have far more powerfully affected mankind.
It is through union with him and through his blood that we have been delivered and our offenses forgiven,
But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,
1 Timothy 1:14
and the blessing of our Lord has been given me in the greatest abundance, together with faith and love that union with Christ Jesus brings.
But when the goodness and kindness of God our Savior were revealed,
1 Peter 1:23
for you have been born anew from a germ not perishable, but imperishable, through the message of the living, everlasting God.
1 Peter 2:2
and like new-born babes crave the pure spiritual milk that will make you grow up to salvation,
owing their birth not to nature nor to any human or physical impulse, but to God.
Jesus answered him, "I tell you, no one can see the Kingdom of God unless he is born over again from above!"
Of his own accord he brought us into being through the message of truth, so that we might be a kind of first-fruits among his creatures.
1 John 2:29
If you know that he is upright, you may be sure that everyone who acts uprightly is his child.
1 John 3:9
No one who is a child of God commits sin, for God's nature remains in his heart, and he cannot sin, because he is a child of God.
1 John 4:7
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God, and everyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves those who are his children.
and endurance, character, and character, hope,
It was in this hope that we were saved. But a hope that can be seen is not a hope, for who hopes for what he sees?
Be happy in your hope, steadfast in time of trouble, persistent in prayer.
May God, the source of hope, fill you with perfect happiness and peace in your faith, so that you may have overflowing hope through the power of the holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 13:13
So faith, hope, and love endure. These are the great three, and the greatest of them is love.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
while we wait for the fulfilment of our blessed hope in the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus.
but Christ's faithfulness was that of a son set over the house of God. And we are that house, if we keep up our courage and our triumphant hope to the very end.
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.
1 John 3:3
And everyone who possesses this hope in him tries to make himself as pure as he is.
1 Peter 3:21
Baptism, which corresponds to it, now saves you also (not as the mere removing of physical stain, but as the craving for a conscience right with God)??hrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
who was given up to death to make up for our offenses, and raised to life to make us upright.
If, when we were God's enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, it is far more certain that now that we are reconciled we shall be saved through sharing in his life!
If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead has taken possession of you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give your mortal bodies life through his Spirit that has taken possession of you.
1 Corinthians 15:20
But the truth is, Christ was raised from the dead, the first to be raised of those who have fallen asleep.
And he raised us with Christ, and through our union with Christ Jesus made us sit down with him in heaven,
1 Thessalonians 4:13
We do not want you to be under any misapprehension, brothers, about those who are falling asleep. You must not grieve for them, as others do who have no hope.