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.
When he reached there and saw the favor God had shown them, he was delighted, and encouraged them all to be resolute and steadfast in their devotion to the Lord,
in other words, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by one another's faith.
For though I am absent from you in person I am with you in spirit, and I am glad to observe your harmony and the solidity of your faith in Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
for now I can really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord.
2 John 1:4
It makes me exceedingly happy to find that some of your children are guided by truth, just as we have been commanded to be by the Father.
2 Corinthians 5:2
This makes me sigh with longing to put on my heavenly dwelling,
2 Corinthians 8:16
Thank God, he puts the same devotion to you that I feel into Titus' heart,
for I eagerly and confidently hope that I shall never disgrace myself but that this time as always hitherto, living or dying, I shall do Christ credit by my unfailing courage.
This is why we must give the very closest attention to the message we have heard, to keep from ever losing our hold upon it.
Elijah was a man like us, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain, and for three years and six months there was no rain in the land.
Dear friends, I was just on the point of writing to you about our common salvation, when it became necessary for me to write and appeal to you to come to the defense of the faith that has once for all been intrusted to God's people.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For the pain that God approves results in a repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regrets; but the world's pain results in death.
"Blessed are the mourners, for they will be consoled!
And Peter remembered Jesus' words when he had said, "Before a cock crows, you will disown me three times!" And he went outside and wept bitterly.
Be miserable, grieve, and weep aloud! Turn your laughter into grief and your happiness into gloom.
2 Corinthians 1:14
as some of you have come to understand me, and that you will understand that you have a right to be proud of me, as I have of you, on the Day of our Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 2:3
This is what I said in my letter, so that I might avoid coming and having my feelings hurt by the very people who might have been expected to make me happy, for I felt sure about you all, that what made me happy would make you all happy.
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now that Timothy has just come back to me from you, and brought me good news of your faith and love, and told me how kindly you think of me and that you long to see me just as much as I long to see you,