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 strengthened them.
And after he had spent some time there, he departed, and went over all the country of Galatia and Phrygia in order, strengthening all the disciples.
Strengthen you the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees.
1 Corinthians 1:8
Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that you may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
And sent Timothy, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to encourage you concerning your faith:
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, restore, establish, strengthen, settle you.
Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cling unto the Lord.
Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.
Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can you, except you abide in me.
If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard, and which was preached to every creature who 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 necessary for me to write unto you, and exhort you that you should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.
And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
You are they who have continued with me in my trials.
Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter 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 have I spoken unto you, that you should not be offended.
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, so that we may be also glorified together.
1 Thessalonians 3:4
For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and you know.
2 Timothy 1:8
Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;
2 Timothy 2:11
It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him:
2 Timothy 3:12
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
Fear none of those things which you will suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried; and you shall have tribulation ten days: be faithful unto death, and I will give you a crown of life.
And I said unto him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
The archers have fiercely attacked him, and shot at him, and hated him: