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, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:
that is, that I with you may be comforted in you, each of us by the other's faith, both yours and mine.
For though I am absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
for now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.
2 John 1:4
I rejoice greatly that I have found certain of thy children walking in truth, even as we received commandment from the Father.
2 Corinthians 5:2
For verily in this we groan, longing to be clothed upon with our habitation which is from heaven:
2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks be to God, who putteth the same earnest care for you into the heart of Titus.
And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became as it were great drops of blood falling down upon the ground.
according to my earnest expectation and hope, that in nothing shall I be put to shame, but that with all boldness, as always,'so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.
Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things that were heard, lest haply we drift away from them .
Elijah was a man of like passions with us, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain; and it rained not on the earth for three years and six months.
Beloved, while I was giving all diligence to write unto you of our common salvation, I was constrained to write unto you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered unto the saints.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For godly sorrow worketh repentance unto salvation, a repentance which bringeth no regret: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
And it came to pass, when the angel of Jehovah spake these words unto all the children of Israel, that the people lifted up their voice, and wept.
O Jehovah, rebuke me not in thine anger, Neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
For his anger is but for a moment; His favor is for a life-time: Weeping may tarry for the night, But joy cometh in the morning.
Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah, for I am in distress: Mine eye wasteth away with grief, yea , my soul and my body.
For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus , Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a calf unaccustomed to the yoke : turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art Jehovah my God.
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.
Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
2 Corinthians 1:14
as also ye did acknowledge us in part, that we are your glorying, even as ye also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this very thing, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But when Timothy came even now unto us from you, and brought us glad tidings of your faith and love, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, longing to see us, even as we also to see you;