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.
And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words and confirmed them.
And after he had spent some time there, he departed and went over all the country of Galatia and Phrygia in order, confirming all the disciples.
Comfort ye the tired hands and strengthen the knees that tremble.
1 Corinthians 1:8
who shall also confirm that ye shall remain unimpeachable unto the end, in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of the Christ, to confirm you and to exhort you in your faith,
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Jesus, the Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, he himself perfects, confirms, strengthens, and establishes you.
Who, when he came and had seen the grace of God, was glad and exhorted them all to remain in their purpose of heart in the Lord.
Now when the synagogue was dismissed, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, persuaded them to remain in the grace of God.
Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed;
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abides in the vine, no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
if ye continue in the faith grounded and settled and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard and which is preached to every creature which is under heaven, of which I Paul am made a minister,
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you and exhort you that ye should earnestly persevere in the faith which was given once unto the saints.
And brother shall deliver up brother unto death, and the father the child, and children shall rise up against their parents and cause them to be put to death.
Then Jesus said unto his disciples, If anyone will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
But ye are those who have continued with me in my temptations.
ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter (like this) into his glory?
He that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
These things I have spoken unto you that ye should not be offended.
and if sons, also heirs certainly of God and joint-heirs with Christ, if so be that we suffer with him that we may be also glorified together with him.
1 Thessalonians 3:4
For even when we were with you, we told you in advance that we must pass through tribulations, even as it has come to pass, and ye know.
2 Timothy 1:8
Therefore be not thou ashamed to give testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel by the power of God,
2 Timothy 2:11
This is a faithful word: That if we are dead with him, we shall also live with him;
2 Timothy 3:12
And all that desire to live godly in Christ Jesus shall also suffer persecution.
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you,
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer; behold, the devil shall cast some 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 thee the crown of life.
And I said unto him, lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are those who came out of great tribulation and have washed their long robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
The arches have sorely grieved him and shot at him and hated him;