Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
Then Judas and Silas, who were also prophets, said a lot to encourage and strengthen the brothers.
After spending some time there, he departed and went from place to place through the region of Galatia and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples.
Strengthen the feeble hands, and support the stumbling knees.
1 Corinthians 1:8
He will keep you strong until the end, so that you will be blameless on the Day of our Lord Jesus the Messiah.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and send Timothy, our brother who works with us for God in the gospel of the Messiah, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith,
1 Peter 5:10
After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you by the Messiah Jesus to his eternal glory, will restore you, establish you, strengthen you, and support you.
When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,
When the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who kept talking to them and urging them to continue in the grace of God.
So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples.
"Abide in me, and I will abide in you. Just as the branch cannot produce fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me.
However, you must remain firmly established and steadfast in the faith, without being moved from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
Dear friends, although I was eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write to you and urge you to continue your vigorous defense of the faith that was passed down to the saints once and for all.
"Brother will hand brother over for execution, and a father his child. Children will rebel against parents and have them put to death.
Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me continuously.
"You are the ones who have always stood by me in my trials.
The Messiah had to suffer these things and then enter his glory, didn't he?"
The one who loves his life will destroy it, and the one who hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.
"I have told you this to keep you from falling away.
Now if we are children, we are heirs heirs of God and co-heirs with the Messiah if, in fact, we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.
1 Thessalonians 3:4
In fact, when we were with you, we told you ahead of time that we were going to suffer persecution. And as you know, that is what happened.
2 Timothy 1:8
Therefore, never be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, his prisoner. Instead, by God's power, join me in suffering for the sake of the gospel.
2 Timothy 2:11
This saying is trustworthy: In dying with the Messiah, true life we gain.
2 Timothy 3:12
Indeed, all who want to live a godly life in union with the Messiah Jesus will be persecuted.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised by the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
Don't be afraid of what you are going to suffer. Look! The Devil is going to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested. For ten days you will undergo suffering. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the victor's crown of life.
I told him, "Sir, you know."
Even though enemies attacked him, shooting at him and pursuing him viciously,