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 is my witness, Whom I serve in my spirit in the Gospel of His Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,
cease not to give thanks on your behalf, making mention of you in my prayers;
For this cause I bow my knees to the Father,
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all discernment;
For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, cease not praying for you, and asking that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of His will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For what thanksgiving can we render again to God concerning you for all the joy wherewith we rejoice on your account before our God;
and didst make them, to our God, a Kingdom and priests, and they reign on the earth."
2 Thessalonians 1:5
a proof of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that ye may be accounted worthy of the Kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer;
giving thanks to the Father, Who made us meet for the portion of the inheritance of the saints in light;
But you have a few names in Sardis, who did not defile their garments; and they shall walk with Me in white, because they are worthy.
2 Thessalonians 2:14
unto which He called you through our Gospel, to an obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
And whom He predestined, these He also called; and whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
and that He might make known the riches of His glory upon vessels of mercy, which He prepared beforehand for glory, even us,
I am pressing on toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 2:12
that ye should walk worthily of God, Who is calling you into His own Kingdom and glory.
Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of a Heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Jesus,
1 Peter 5:10
And the God of all grace, Who called you into His everlasting glory in Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen, settle you.
The earth of itself bears fruit; first the blade, then the head, then the full grain in the head.
1 Corinthians 1:8
Who will also confirm you unto the end, unaccusable in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
having become persuaded of this very thing, that He Who began in you a good work will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ;
"Fear not, little flock; because your Father delighted to give you the Kingdom.
having predestinated us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
for it is God Who is working in you both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
But, when the kindness and the benevolence of God our Savior appeared,
Work not for the food that perishes, but for the food that abides unto eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you; for Him God the Father sealed."
and what the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of the strength of His might,
1 Thessalonians 1:3
remembering, without ceasing, your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And, for this reason, we also give thanks to God without ceasing, that, having received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it, not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which also is working in you who believe.
looking away to the Author and Perfecter of our faith, Jesus; Who, in consideration of the joy lying before Him, endured the cross, despising shame, and hath taken a seat at the right hand of the throne of God.