Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
Judas and Silas were themselves prophets, and gave the brothers much encouragement and strength by their words.
After traveling through those districts and giving the people a great deal of encouragement, he went on to Greece
So they fixed a day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying, and from morning till night he explained to them the Kingdom of God and gave his testimony, trying to convince them about Jesus from the Law of Moses and the Prophets.
There are many other things that Jesus did, so many in fact that if they were all written out, I do not suppose that the world itself would hold the books that would have to be written.
He also directed us to announce to the people and bear solemn testimony that he is the one whom God has appointed to be the judge of the living and the dead.
but earnestly urged Greeks as well as Jews to turn to God in repentance and to believe in our Lord Jesus.
I insist again to any man who lets himself be circumcised, that he is under obligation to obey the whole Law.
So what I mean and insist upon in the Lord's name is this: You must no longer live like the heathen, with their frivolity of mind and darkened understanding.
1 Thessalonians 2:11
You know how, like a father with his children, we used to urge, encourage, and implore you
1 Peter 5:12
By Silvanus, our faithful brother, as I think him, I have written you this short letter to encourage you and bear my testimony that this is what the true mercy of God means. Stand fast in it.
But you must be vigilant and always pray that you may succeed in escaping all this that is going to happen, and in standing in the presence of the Son of Man."
2 Corinthians 5:20
It is for Christ, therefore, that I am an envoy, seeing that God makes his appeal through me. On Christ's behalf I beg you to be reconciled to God.
2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore, "Come out from them, And separate from them, says the Lord, And touch nothing that is unclean. Then I will welcome you,
1 Timothy 4:16
Look out for yourself and for your teaching. Persevere in your work, for if you do you will save both yourself and those who listen to you.
See to it, my brothers, that no one of you has a wicked, unbelieving heart, that turns away from the ever-living God,
Approach God, and he will approach you. Wash your hands, you sinners! Make your hearts pure, you doubters!
Because you say, "I am rich, I have become wealthy, I need nothing," and you do not know that it is you that are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked,
Then I heard another voice from heaven say, "Come out of her, my people, so that you may not share in her sins, and suffer from her plagues.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of snakes! Who warned you to escape from the wrath that is coming?
You brood of snakes! how can you, bad as you are, utter anything good? For the mouth says only what the heart is full of.
"It is a wicked and faithless age that insists on a sign, and no sign will be given it but the sign of Jonah." And he left them and went away.
Jesus answered, "O you unbelieving, obstinate people! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"
You serpents! You brood of snakes! How can you escape being sentenced to the pit?
For if anyone is ashamed of me and my teachings in this unfaithful and sinful age, then the Son of Man will be ashamed of him, when he comes back in his Father's glory, with the holy angels."