Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
1 Peter 4:12
My dear brethren, don't be surpriz'd at your being brought as it were to the test of fire; as if some strange thing had happen'd to you.
1 Peter 3:17
for since it is the will of heaven you should suffer, it is better you should suffer for your virtue, than for any crimes.
when taking Paul's girdle, he bound his own feet and hands, and said, "thus saith the holy spirit, so shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man, that owns this girdle, and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles."
and Jesus cryed with a loud voice, saying, father, into thy hands I commend my spirit; and in pronouncing these words, he expired.
Thus they stoned Stephen, while he was calling upon God, and saying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit."
2 Timothy 1:12
yet I am not ashamed, for I know in whom I have confided, and I am persuaded he is able to keep what I have committed to him against that day.
1 Peter 2:15
and to encourage those who do well. for such is the divine pleasure, that by your good conduct you obviate the cavils of inconsiderate
who by patient continuance in well doing, seek for glory, honour, and immortality;
for by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are on earth, both visible and invisible, the thrones, and the sovereigntys, the principalitys, and the powers: all were created by him, and for him: he is before all things,
whom he hath constituted heir of all things, by whom also be made the world.
four and twenty elders fell down before him that sat on the throne, and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
and they sung a new song, saying, "thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation;