Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:
2 Corinthians 7:14
For if I have boasted to him about anything concerning you, I have not been embarrassed by you, but just as everything we said to you was true, so our boasting to Titus about you has proved true as well.
2 Corinthians 9:2
because I know your eagerness to help. I keep boasting to the Macedonians about this eagerness of yours, that Achaia has been ready to give since last year, and your zeal to participate has stirred up most of them.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For who is our hope or joy or crown to boast of before our Lord Jesus at his coming? Is it not of course you?
2 Thessalonians 3:5
Now may the Lord direct your hearts toward the love of God and the endurance of Christ.
eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,
Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with endurance.
Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer.
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 3:2
We sent Timothy, our brother and fellow worker for God in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen you and encourage you about your faith,
And so by persevering, Abraham inherited the promise.
For you need endurance in order to do God's will and so receive what is promised.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us,
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
So be patient, brothers and sisters, until the Lord's return. Think of how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the ground and is patient for it until it receives the early and late rains.
2 Peter 1:6
to knowledge, self-control; to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness;
This requires the steadfast endurance of the saints -- those who obey God's commandments and hold to their faith in Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you became imitators, brothers and sisters, of God's churches in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, because you too suffered the same things from your own countrymen as they in fact did from the Jews,
1 Thessalonians 3:3
so that no one would be shaken by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.
Think of how we regard as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and you have seen the Lord's purpose, that the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.