Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

Confirming

Acts 15:32
Both Judas and Silas, who were also prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brothers by a long message.
Acts 18:23
And [after] spending some time [there], he departed, traveling through one [place] after another [in] the Galatian region and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples.
Isaiah 35:3
Strengthen [the] weak hands and make [the] staggering knees firm.
1 Corinthians 1:8
who will also confirm you until the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and we sent Timothy, our brother and fellow worker for God in the gospel of Christ, in order to strengthen and to encourage you about your faith,
1 Peter 5:10
And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, [after you] have suffered for a short time, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, [and] establish [you].

Exhorting

Acts 11:23
who, [when he] arrived and saw the grace of God, rejoiced and encouraged [them] all to remain true to the Lord with {devoted hearts},
Acts 13:43
And [after] the synagogue had broken up, many of the Jews and the devout proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who were speaking to them [and] were persuading them to continue in the grace of God.
John 8:31
Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, "If you continue in my word you are truly my disciples,
John 15:4
Remain in me, and I in you. Just as the branch is not able to bear fruit from itself unless it remains in the vine, so neither [can] you, unless you remain in me.
Colossians 1:23
if indeed you remain in the faith, established and steadfast and not shifted away from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.
Jude 1:3
Dear friends, [although I] was making every effort to write to you concerning our common salvation, I considered [it] a necessity to write to you to encourage [you] to contend for the faith delivered once and for all to the saints.

We

Matthew 10:21
"And brother will hand over brother to death, and a father [his] children, and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death,
Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone wants to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
Luke 22:28
"And you are the ones who have remained with me in my trials,
Luke 24:26
Was it not necessary [that] the Christ suffer these [things] and enter into his glory?"
John 12:25
The one who loves his life loses it, and the one who hates his life in this world preserves it for eternal life.
John 16:1
"I have said these [things] to you so that you will not fall away.
Romans 8:17
and if children, also heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer together [with him] so that we may also be glorified together [with him].
1 Thessalonians 3:4
for indeed when we were with you we told you beforehand that we were about to be afflicted, just as indeed it happened, and you know.
2 Timothy 1:8
Therefore, do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor me his prisoner, but suffer along with [me] for the gospel, according to the power of God,
2 Timothy 2:11
The saying [is] trustworthy: For if we died with [him], we will also live with [him];
2 Timothy 3:12
And indeed, all those who want to live in a godly manner in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, [when it] takes place to test you, as [if] [something] strange were happening to you.
Revelation 2:10
Do not be afraid of [the things] which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw [some] of you into prison so that you may be tested, and you will experience affliction ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Revelation 7:14
And I said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

General references

Genesis 49:23
{The archers} fiercely attacked him. They shot arrows [at him] and were hostile to him.