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 came and had seen the grace of God, was glad and exhorted them all to remain in their purpose of heart in the Lord.
that is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
For though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order and the steadfastness 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 have rejoiced greatly, for I have found of thy sons that they walk in the truth, as we have received the commandment from the Father.
2 Corinthians 5:2
For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven,
2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks be to God, who put the same diligence into the heart of Titus for you.
And being in agony, he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
according to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death.
Therefore, it is necessary that we with more diligence keep the things which we have heard, so that we do not fall.
Elijah was a man subject to passions like unto ours, and he asked in prayer that it might not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you and exhort you that ye should earnestly persevere in the faith which was given once unto the saints.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, of which there is no need to repented; but the sorrow of the world works death.
And when the angel of the LORD spoke these words unto all the sons of Israel, the people lifted up their voice, and wept.
O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
For his anger endures but a moment; in his will is life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.
Therefore I will declare my iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy mercy; according unto the multitude of thy compassion eradicate my rebellion.
Those that sow with tears shall reap with joy.
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus, Thou hast afflicted me, and I was chastised as an indomitable bullock: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God.
Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.
And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, who said unto him, Before the cock crows, thou shalt deny me three times. 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 have known in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this same unto you, lest when I came, I should have grief from those 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 now when Timothy came from you unto us and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you.