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
For you know that we acted towards every one of you as a father does towards his own children, encouraging and cheering you,
I plead with you therefore, brethren, by the compassionsof God, to present all your faculties to Him as a living and holy sacrifice acceptable to Him. This with you will be an act of reasonable worship.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And you also we, as God's fellow workers, entreat not to be found to have received His grace to no purpose.
2 Corinthians 10:1
But as for me Paul, I entreat you by the gentleness and self-forgetfulness of Christ--I who when among you have not an imposing personal presence, but when absent am fearlessly outspoken in dealing with you.
I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received--
it is for love's sake that--instead of that--although I am none other than Paul the aged, and am now also a prisoner for Christ Jesus,
Bear with me, brethren, when I thus exhort you; for, in fact, it is but a short letter that I have written to you.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to vie with one another in eagerness for peace, every one minding his own business and working with his hands, as we ordered you to do:
For I have not shrunk from declaring to you God's whole truth.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For it was from the Lord that I received the facts which, in turn, I handed on to you; how that the Lord Jesus, on the night He was to be betrayed, took some bread,
1 Corinthians 15:1
But let me recall to you, brethren, the Good News which I brought you, which you accepted, and on which you are standing,
Only let the lives you live be worthy of the Good News of the Christ, in order that, whether I come and see you or, being absent, only hear of you, I may know that you are standing fast in one spirit and with one mind, fighting shoulder to shoulder for the faith of the Good News.
As therefore you have received the Christ, even Jesus our Lord, live and act in vital union with Him;
2 Thessalonians 3:10
For even when we were with you, we laid down this rule for you: "If a man does not choose to work, neither shall he eat."
1 Thessalonians 2:12
and imploring you to live lives worthy of fellowship with God who is inviting you to share His own Kingship and glory.
And those whose hearts are absorbed in earthly things cannot please God.
And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.
On this account do not prove yourselves wanting in sense, but try to understand what the Lord's will is.
so that your lives may be worthy of the Lord and perfectly pleasing to Him, while you exhibit the results of right action of every sort and grow into a fuller knowledge of God.
But where there is no faith it is impossible truly to please Him; for the man who draws near to God must believe that there is a God and that He proves Himself a rewarder of those who earnestly try to find Him.
And do not forget to be kind and liberal; for with sacrifices of that sort God is greatly pleased.
1 John 3:22
and whatever we ask for we obtain from Him, because we obey His commands and do the things which are pleasing in His sight.
1 Thessalonians 4:10
and indeed you do love all the brethren throughout Macedonia. And we exhort you to do so more and more,
Every branch in me--if it bears no fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord.
And it is my prayer that your love may be more and more accompanied by clear knowledge and keen perception, for testing things that differ,
with my eyes fixed on the goal I push on to secure the prize of God's heavenward call in Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
Unceasing thanks are due from us to God on your behalf, brethren. They are appropriate because your faith is growing greatly, and the love of every one of you for all the others goes on increasing.
2 Peter 1:5
But for this very reason--adding, on your part, all earnestness-- along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge;
2 Peter 3:18
But be always growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To Him be all glory, both now and to the day of Eternity!