Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Strive with earnestness to enter in through the narrow door, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in and will not be able.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that they who run in the race-course run all, but one receives the prize? Thus run in order that ye may obtain.
Some indeed also for envy and strife, but some also for good will, preach the Christ.
Whereunto also I toil, combating according to his working, which works in me in power.
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, wrestling against sin.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
Thou hast made him some little inferior to the angels; thou hast crowned him with glory and honour, and hast set him over the works of thy hands;
Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.
1 Peter 5:4
And when the chief shepherd is manifested ye shall receive the unfading crown of glory.
Fear nothing of what thou art about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give to thee the crown of life.
I come quickly: hold fast what thou hast, that no one take thy crown.
And round the throne twenty-four thrones, and on the thrones twenty-four elders sitting, clothed with white garments; and on their heads golden crowns.