Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more.
who, having arrived, and having seen the grace of God, rejoiced. And he encouraged all, with purpose of heart, to remain in the Lord.
and that is, to be mutually encouraged among you through each other's faith, both yours and mine.
For even though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, rejoicing and seeing your orderliness, and the steadfastness of your faith for Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
Because now we live, if ye stand firm in Lord.
2 John 1:4
I rejoice exceedingly that I have found of thy children walking in truth, just as we received commandment from the Father.
2 Corinthians 5:2
For also in this we groan, longing to clothe ourselves with our habitation from heaven,
2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks to God who gives the same eagerness for you in the heart of Titus.
And having become in agony he prayed more intensely, and his sweat became like drops of blood falling down to the ground.
according to my eager expectation and hope that I will be shamed in nothing. But with all boldness, now as always, Christ will also be magnified in my body, whether through life or through death.
Because of this we ought to give more earnest heed to the things that were heard, lest we might slip away.
Elijah was a man of the same nature as we. And by prayer, he asked for it not to rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.
Beloved, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you exhorting you to earnestly contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the sanctified.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For sorrow toward God works repentance for salvation without regret, but the sorrow of the world works death.
And it came to pass, when the agent of LORD spoke these words to all the sons of Israel, that the people lifted up their voice, and wept.
O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, nor chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
For his anger is but for a moment. His favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy [is] in the morning.
Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in distress. My eye wastes away with grief, [yea], my soul and my body.
For I will declare my iniquity. I will be sorry for my sin.
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy loving kindness. According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy.
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself [saying], Thou have chastised me, and I was chastised as a calf unaccustomed [to the yoke]. Turn thou me back, and I shall be turned back, for thou are LORD my God.
Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted.
And Peter remembered the saying that Jesus said to him, Before a cock sounds, thou will deny me thrice. And having gone outside, he wept bitterly.
Be ye sorrowful, and mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy into a downcast look.
2 Corinthians 1:14
as also ye did acknowledge us in part, because we are your boast, just as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this same thing to you, so that when I came, I would not have sadness from whom I ought to rejoice, having been confident toward you all, because my joy is of all of you.
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now of Timothy, having come to us from you, and having proclaimed good news to us of your faith and love, and that ye always have a good recollection of us, longing to see us, just as we also you,