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,
the type of him that was to come: but yet the damage of the fall does not exactly correspond to the advantages of the divine favour: for tho' through the fall of one, mankind became mortal, yet this is greatly over-ballanced by the favour and bounty of God, in the benevolence of one man, Jesus Christ, to all mankind.
who has by his blood obtained for us the redemption, even the forgiveness of our sins, according to the riches of his grace,
then it was that God, who is rich in mercy, thro' his great love, wherewith he loved us,
1 Timothy 1:14
but the favour of our Lord display'd itself by that faith and charity, which was wrought in me by Jesus Christ.
but when the kindness and love of God our saviour display'd itself to mankind,
1 Peter 1:23
since your regeneration is not owing to any corruptible principles, but to the unchangeable word of the immortal God.
1 Peter 2:2
which is without any mixture, and will make you thrive. Since you have tasted how good the Lord is,
a birth which they had not from circumcision, nor from the constitution of the body, nor the institution of man, but from God.
Jesus answered him, I declare unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
'tis he that has voluntarily renew'd us by the oracles of truth, that we might be the first converts of the new creation.
1 John 2:29
since you know that God is the source of virtue, you know that every one who has virtue, derives it from him.
1 John 3:9
whosoever is born of God, does not commit sin; for the divine principle remaineth in him: he will not sin, because he is born of God.
1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.
1 John 5:1
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Messiah, is born of God: and every one that loves the father, will likewise be affected with love to his son.
and probation, hope:
for we are saved but by hope: but hope supposes things not yet present; for how can a man hope for what he has now in possession?
be joyful in hope; be patient under affliction; persevere in prayer;
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope through the power of the holy spirit.
1 Corinthians 13:13
and now faith, hope, social virtue, these three will all remain; but the most permanent of the three is social virtue.
provided you continue well-grounded and settled in the faith, and do not abandon that hope which has been offer'd to you by the gospel, and is proclaim'd to all mankind; of which I Paul am made a minister.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
never forgetting the effects of your faith, your charitable offices, and the constancy of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ; of which God is our witness.
in expectation of that desirable happiness, the glorious appearance of the supreme God, and of our saviour Jesus Christ,
but Christ govern'd his own house in quality of son and heir, and 'tis we that are his house, provided we stedfastly persevere unto the end in the publick profession of that hope, in virtue of which we glory.
that by two immutable things in which it was impossible for God to deceive us, we, who have no other refuge to fly to, but to maintain our present hopes,
1 John 3:3
he that hath such an expectation should purify himself, even as he is pure.
1 Peter 3:21
thus baptism, which corresponds to the deluge, does now save us, not as it is a cleansing from external filth, but as it is an engagement to lead a divine life, from the belief of the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.
for if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his son: much more being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.
for if the spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead, dwell in you; he that raised up Christ from the dead, shall likewise restore your mortal bodies to life, by his spirit that dwelleth in you.
1 Corinthians 15:20
But Christ is actually risen, as previous to those who were dead.
he hath raised us up together, and made us partakers of his heavenly kingdom.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
Now I would not have you, my brethren, be mistaken about the state of the dead, lest you should be as greatly afflicted as those, who have no hope.