Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.
But I rejoice with a deep and holy joy that now at length you have revived your thoughtfulness for my welfare. Indeed you have always been thoughtful for me, although opportunity failed you.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope or joy, or the crown of which we boast? Is it not you yourselves in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His Coming?
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now that Timothy has recently come back to us from you, and has brought us the happy tidings of your faith and love, and has told us how you still cherish a constant and affectionate recollection of us, and are longing to see us as we also long to see you--
3 John 1:3
For it is an intense joy to me when brethren come and bear witness to your fidelity to the truth--that you live in obedience to the truth.
As soon as I saw that they were not walking uprightly in the spirit of the Good News, I said to Peter, before them all, "If you, though you are a Jew, live as a Gentile does, and not as a Jew, how can you make the Gentiles follow Jewish customs?
And live and act lovingly, as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up to death on our behalf as an offering and sacrifice to God, yielding a fragrant odor.
1 John 1:6
If, while we are living in darkness, we profess to have fellowship with Him, we speak falsely and are not adhering to the truth.
1 John 2:6
The man who professes to be continuing in Him is himself also bound to live as He lived.