Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,
2 Thessalonians 1:1
Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians, that believe in God our father, and in the Lord Jesus Christ.
to all the beloved of God, the saints by this vocation, who are in Rome, grace to you, and peace from God our father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:11
now may God our father, and our Lord Jesus Christ remove all the obstructions of our journey to you.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
As for you, my brethren, the favourites of the Lord, we are oblig'd to render perpetual thanks to God, for having chosen you from the beginning, in purifying you by his spirit, upon your believing the gospel.
for God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have eternal life.
Now before the feast of the passover, Jesus perceiving that his hour was come, when he was to pass out of this world, and go to the father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
as the father has loved me, and I have loved you: so do you persevere in your love to me.
but herein hath God displayed his love towards us, in that Christ died for us, even while we were yet sinners.
then it was that God, who is rich in mercy, thro' his great love, wherewith he loved us,
for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.
but when the kindness and love of God our saviour display'd itself to mankind,
1 John 3:16
this is the proof of the divine love, Christ expos'd his life for us: and we ought to expose our lives for the brethren.
1 John 4:9
by this was the love of God displayed towards us, in that God sent his only begotten son into the world, that we might live thro' him.
and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth: unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins by his own blood,
you shall see I will make those of the synagogue of satan, who say they are Jews, and are not, but do lye: you shall see I will make them come, and throw themselves at your feet, and they shall know that you are the objects of my love.
but we believe that it is by the favour of the Lord Jesus Christ, that we are to be sav'd, as well as they.
and being determin'd to pass into Achaia, the brethren who advis'd him to it, writ to the disciples to receive him. when he was arrived, he was, by the divine favour, very useful to those, who had receiv'd the faith.
the reward is not counted as a favour to him that has done good actions, but as a debt:
who has given us access by faith to that degree of favour, we are in, by which we triumph in the hopes of divine glory.
in like manner at this time there is also a remnant chosen by the divine favour;