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 of the eternal life to which you were called, and you confessed the good confession in the sight of many witnesses.
I have finished
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.
As John was fulfilling his course, he said, 'What do you suppose that I am? I am not he. But behold, one comes after me the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to untie.'
But these things don't count; nor do I hold my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to fully testify to the Good News of the grace of God.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Don't you know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run like that, that you may win.
Brothers, I don't regard myself as yet having taken hold, but one thing I do. Forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before,
Therefore let us also, seeing we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
I have kept
2 Timothy 1:14
That good thing which was committed to you, guard through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us.
Buy the truth, and don't sell it. Get wisdom, discipline, and understanding.
That in the good ground, these are such as in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, hold it tightly, and bring forth fruit with patience.
But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."
I revealed your name to the people whom you have given me out of the world. They were yours, and you have given them to me. They have kept your word.
1 Timothy 6:20
Timothy, guard that which is committed to you, turning away from the empty chatter and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;
"I know your works (behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one can shut), that you have a little power, and kept my word, and didn't deny my name.
Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.
He who seeks his life will lose it; and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.
Blessed is that servant whom his lord finds doing so when he comes.
1 Corinthians 3:14
If any man's work remains which he built on it, he will receive a reward.
You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin;