Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:
For God, whom I serve in my spirit by preaching the gospel of his Son, is my witness that I continually remember you
I do not cease to give thanks for you when I remember you in my prayers.
For this reason I kneel before the Father,
And I pray this, that your love may abound even more and more in knowledge and every kind of insight
For this reason we also, from the day we heard about you, have not ceased praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For how can we thank God enough for you, for all the joy we feel because of you before our God?
For God, our God, is our defender forever! He guides us!
Our God is a God who delivers; the Lord, the sovereign Lord, can rescue from death.
At that time they will say, "Look, here is our God! We waited for him and he delivered us. Here is the Lord! We waited for him. Let's rejoice and celebrate his deliverance!"
The wicked need to abandon their lifestyle and sinful people their plans. They should return to the Lord, and he will show mercy to them, and to their God, for he will freely forgive them.
If our God whom we are serving exists, he is able to rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and he will rescue us, O king, from your power as well.
You have appointed them as a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth."
2 Thessalonians 1:5
This is evidence of God's righteous judgment, to make you worthy of the kingdom of God, for which in fact you are suffering.
giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.
But you have a few individuals in Sardis who have not stained their clothes, and they will walk with me dressed in white, because they are worthy.
2 Thessalonians 2:14
He called you to this salvation through our gospel, so that you may possess the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
And those he predestined, he also called; and those he called, he also justified; and those he justified, he also glorified.
And what if he is willing to make known the wealth of his glory on the objects of mercy that he has prepared beforehand for glory --
with this goal in mind, I strive toward the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 2:12
exhorting and encouraging you and insisting that you live in a way worthy of God who calls you to his own kingdom and his glory.
Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, partners in a heavenly calling, take note of Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess,
1 Peter 5:10
And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
The Lord avenges me. O Lord, your loyal love endures. Do not abandon those whom you have made!
But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.
"Do I bring a baby to the birth opening and then not deliver it?" asks the Lord. "Or do I bring a baby to the point of delivery and then hold it back?" asks your God.
So let us acknowledge him! Let us seek to acknowledge the Lord! He will come to our rescue as certainly as the appearance of the dawn, as certainly as the winter rain comes, as certainly as the spring rain that waters the land."
"What are you, you great mountain? Because of Zerubbabel you will become a level plain! And he will bring forth the temple capstone with shoutings of 'Grace! Grace!' because of this."
By itself the soil produces a crop, first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head.
1 Corinthians 1:8
He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
For I am sure of this very thing, that the one who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
Because you favor Zion, do what is good for her! Fortify the walls of Jerusalem!
"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father is well pleased to give you the kingdom.
He did this by predestining us to adoption as his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the pleasure of his will --
for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort -- for the sake of his good pleasure -- is God.
But "when the kindness of God our Savior and his love for mankind appeared,
Do not work for the food that disappears, but for the food that remains to eternal life -- the food which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has put his seal of approval on him."
and what is the incomparable greatness of his power toward us who believe, as displayed in the exercise of his immense strength.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And so we too constantly thank God that when you received God's message that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human message, but as it truly is, God's message, which is at work among you who believe.
keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. For the joy set out for him he endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.