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 however I may have boasted to him about you, I have no reason to feel ashamed; but as we have in all respects spoken the truth to you, so also our boasting to Titus about you has turned out to be the truth.
2 Corinthians 9:2
For I know your earnest willingness, on account of which I habitually boast of you to the Macedonians, pointing out to them that for a whole year you in Greece have been ready; and the greater number of them have been spurred on by your ardour.
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?
2 Thessalonians 3:5
And may the Lord guide your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.
to those on the one hand who, by lives of persistent right-doing, are striving for glory, honour and immortality, the Life of the Ages;
And not only so: we also exult in our sufferings, knowing as we do, that suffering produces fortitude;
But if we hope for something which we do not see, then we eagerly and patiently wait for it.
full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
For we never fail to remember your works of faith and labours of love and your persistent and unwavering hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father;
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and sent Timothy our brother and God's minister in the service of Christ's Good News, that he might help you spiritually and encourage you in your faith;
And so, as the result of patient waiting, our forefather obtained what God had promised.
For you stand in need of patient endurance, so that, as the result of having done the will of God, you may receive the promised blessing.
Therefore, surrounded as we are by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us fling aside every encumbrance and the sin that so readily entangles our feet. And let us run with patient endurance the race that lies before us,
Be assured that the testing of your faith leads to power of endurance.
Be patient therefore, brethren, until the Coming of the Lord. Notice how eagerly a farmer waits for a valuable crop! He is patient over it till it has received the early and the later rain.
2 Peter 1:6
along with knowledge, self-control; along with self-control, power of endurance;
Here is an opportunity for endurance on the part of God's people, who carefully keep His commandments and the faith of Jesus!"
1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brethren, followed the example of the Churches of God in Christ Jesus which are in Judaea; seeing that you endured the same ill-treatment at the hands of your countrymen, as they did at the hands of the Jews.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
that none of you might be unnerved by your present trials: for you yourselves know that they are our appointed lot.
Remember that we call those blessed who endured what they did. You have also heard of Job's patient endurance, and have seen the issue of the Lord's dealings with him--how full of tenderness and pity the Lord is.