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 upon his arrival there, was glad to see such effects of the divine grace, and exhorted them all to remain firmly attach'd to the christian profession:
or indeed that we may have mutual consolation from the faith which is in common to you and to me.
for tho' I am absent in person, yet I am present with you in my mind, and am glad to perceive the regularily of your affairs, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
for now I am reviv'd, since you continue stedfast in the christian profession.
2 John 1:4
It was a great satisfaction to me, to see the conduct of your children, was so agreeable to the directions, we received from the father.
2 Corinthians 5:2
while I am thus incas'd, I groan with desire to have that celestial vehicle superinduc'd:
2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks be to God, who disposed Titus to be so industrious for you.
and being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was like grumes of blood falling to the ground.
agreeably to that expectation and persuasion I have, that I shall not labour in vain; but as I always have, so I shall still glorify Christ in my body, whether it be by life or by death: for if I live, I live to Christ;
Therefore we ought to give the greater attention to the things we have heard, for fear we should abandon the gospel.
Elias was only a man, as we are; however, having ardently prayed, that it might not rain, it did not rain in that country for three years and a half:
My beloved, as I was strongly bent upon writing to you of our common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you at present, and exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith, which was once delivered to the saints.
2 Corinthians 7:10
for religious sorrow produces that salutary repentance, which we never regret: but worldly sorrow preys upon life.
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
when Peter remembred what Jesus had said to him, "before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice." and he went out, and wept bitterly.
be afflicted, be mournful, and weep: let your mirth be converted to sadness, and your joy to vexation.
2 Corinthians 1:14
as some of you have already own'd, that I am matter of joy to you, as you will be to me in the day of the Lord Jesus Christ:
2 Corinthians 2:3
and I wrote to you upon that disagreeable subject, that when I came, I might not receive uneasiness from those from whom I ought to receive comfort, being persuaded that you will all think yourselves interested to promote my satisfaction.
1 Thessalonians 3:6
but Timothy, upon his arrival here from you, brings us the agreeable news of the perseverance of your faith and charity, that you always make honourable mention of us, and that you desire to see us as ardently as we do to see you.