Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.
1 Thessalonians 2:11
you likewise know, that we exhorted and encouraged every one of you, as a father doth his children,
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God to you, that you present your bodies a living victim, holy, acceptable unto God, as the service of a rational being.
2 Corinthians 6:1
Invested then with such a commission, I beseech you let not the offers of divine favour be made to you in vain.
2 Corinthians 10:1
I who am a person of a mean presence, when among you, but exert myself upon your account, when absent; I Paul intreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, not to let me exert that authority,
I therefore the prisoner for the Lord, beseech you to live suitably to the offers that have been made to you:
I had rather apply to your benevolent temper, and desire you would regard the years of Paul, who am now also a prisoner for Jesus Christ,
Pray, my brethren, favourably receive this exhortation, which I have writ to you in brief.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
to study your own quiet, to mind your own affairs, and follow some handicraft trade, as we recommended it to you:
for I have acquainted you with the whole dispensation of God without reserve.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received it from the Lord, and I inform'd you of it: that the Lord Jesus, the night in which he was betrayed, took bread:
1 Corinthians 15:1
What I have explain'd to you, my brethren, is the gospel which I preached to you, which you have received, and wherein you have persisted:
only conduct yourselves in a manner becoming the gospel of Christ, that whether I come to see you, or else am absent, I may have this account of you, that you are stedfastly of the same resolution, and unanimously contend for the faith of the gospel,
continue therefore to follow the doctrine of our Lord Jesus Christ, as you have receiv'd it:
2 Thessalonians 3:10
pursuant to the maxim, which we laid down, when among you, "he that refuses to work should be deny'd food."
1 Thessalonians 2:12
conjuring you to live suitably to the favour of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.
so that they who are in a carnal state, cannot be acceptable to the divine being. as for you,
and be not conformed to the present age: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may perceive what God requires of you is good, and acceptable, and perfect.
wherefore be not imprudent, but consider what is agreeable to the divine will.
that your conduct may be worthy of the Lord, in every respect agreeable to him, being friutful in every kind of virtue, and increasing in divine knowledge:
now without faith it is impossible to be acceptable to him: for he that presents himself to God, cannot but believe he exists, and that he is a rewarder of those who make their addresses to him.
but don't forget to be beneficent to the community; for such sacrifice is acceptable to God.
1 John 3:22
whatever we ask, we shall receive it of him, because we keep his commandments, and do what is agreeable to him.
1 Thessalonians 4:10
this indeed you practise towards all our brethren in Macedonia; and we only exhort you to advance more and more therein:
every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he takes away: as for the branch that bears fruit, he prunes it clean, to make it more fruitful.
1 Corinthians 15:58
therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye inflexibly steady, and continually surpass others in the work of the Lord, knowing that he will not leave your christian labour unrewarded.
and the favour I ask of him is this, that your kindness to me may be crown'd with farther improvements in knowledge and all prudence;
I press towards the mark for the prize to which God has called me from above by Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are oblig'd, my brethren, to render thanks to God continually upon your account, as it is but just; since your faith still improves, and your mutual love is always increasing.
2 Peter 1:5
Do you on your part employ all your care in adding to your faith, fortitude: to fortitude, knowledge:
2 Peter 3:18
on the contrary, may you increase in the favour, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! to him be glory both now and for ever. AMEN.