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
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, unto which thou art also called, having made a good profession before many witnesses.
I have finished
Jesus said unto them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me and to finish his work.
And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there comes one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.
But none of these things move me, neither do I count my life dear unto myself, only that I might finish my course with joy and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that those who run in a race indeed all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that ye may obtain it.
Brethren, I do not reckon to have laid hold of it yet, but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and extending myself unto those things which are ahead,
Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
I have kept
2 Timothy 1:14
Keep the good deposit committed unto thee by the Holy Spirit which dwells in us.
Buy the truth and sell it not, also wisdom and instruction and understanding.
But that on the good ground are those who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it and bring forth fruit with patience.
But he said, Rather, blessed are those that hear the word of God and keep it.
I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou didst give me out of the world; thine they were, and thou didst give them me; and they have kept thy word.
1 Timothy 6:20
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, turn away from profane voices and vain things and arguments in the vain name of science,
I know thy works; behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no one can shut it, for thou hast a little strength and hast kept my word and hast not denied my name.
Schin Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of each one of them is peace.
He that finds his life shall lose it, and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.
Blessed is that slave whom his lord when he comes shall find so doing.
1 Corinthians 3:14
If the work of anyone abides which he has built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, fighting against sin.