Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
I have kept
1 Timothy 6:12
Be contesting the noble contest of the faith, - lay hold of the age-abiding life - unto which thou wast called, and didst make the noble confession before many witnesses.
I have finished
Jesus saith unto them - My food, is, that I should do the will of him that sent me, and complete, his work.
And, as John was fulfilling his course, he was saying - Whom are ye supposing that I am? I, am not he! But lo! there cometh, after me, one of whom I am not worthy, the sandals of his feet, to loosen.
But, for no cause whatever, am I making my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I have received from the Lord Jesus, to bear full witness as to the good news of the favour of God.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that, they who, in a racecourse, run, all, indeed, run, - but, one, receiveth the prize? So, be running, that ye may lay hold.
Brethren! I, as to myself, reckon that I have, not yet, laid hold; one thing, however, - the things behind, forgetting, and, unto the things before, eagerly reaching out,
Therefore, indeed, seeing that, we also, have encircling us, so great a cloud of witnesses, stripping off every incumbrance and the easily entangling sin, with endurance, let us be running, the race that is lying before us,
I have kept
2 Timothy 1:14
The noble thing entrusted to thee , do thou guard, through means of the Holy Spirit which dwelleth within us.
Truth, buy thou, but do not sell, wisdom, and correction, and understanding.
But, that in the good ground, these, are they who, indeed, in a noble and good heart having heard the word, hold fast, and bear fruit with endurance.
But, he, said - Yea rather! - Happy they who hear the word of God, and observe it!
I manifested thy name, unto the men whom thou gavest me out of the world: Thine, they were, and, to me, thou gavest them, and, thy word, have they kept:
1 Timothy 6:20
O Timothy! that which hath been entrusted, do thou guard, avoiding the profane pratings and oppositions of falsely named knowledge, -
I know thy works, - lo! I have set before thee an open door, as to which, no one, can shut it, - that thou hast, a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright, for there is a hereafter for the man of peace;
He that hath found his life, shall lose it, - and, he that hath lost his life, for my sake, shall find it.
Happy! that servant, whom his master, when he cometh, shall find so doing!
1 Corinthians 3:14
If, anyone's work, shall abide, which he built, a reward, shall he receive, -
Not yet unto blood, have ye resisted, against sin, waging a contest;