Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
and after they had by prayers and fastings establish'd Pastors for them in every church, they recommended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
but Paul chose Silas, and having been recommended by the brethren to the favour of God,
Now to him that is able to keep you from falling, and make you appear in his glorious presence, without defect, and full of joy:
And to the
things that little affect me, nor is life so much my concern, as to finish my course, and the charge I receiv'd from the Lord Jesus, to attest the declaration of the divine favour.
for the mind is better improv'd by the gospel-dispensation, than by the distinctions about meats, in which some have been so uselesly vers'd.
Then the churches in all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, were unmolested and establish'd, and by their religious conduct, and the assistance of the holy spirit, grew more extensive.
you are already clean by the instructions I have given you.
sanctify them by the truth: thy word is truth.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are fellow labourers employed by God: you are his field, and his mansion.
being built upon the foundation laid by the apostles and prophets, whereof Jesus Christ himself is the main stone of the angle:
thus fitly qualifying his servants for their respective offices, in order to build up the body of Christ:
being firmly attach'd to, and founded upon him: establishing yourselves in the faith you have been taught, and being thankful for the improvement you make therein.
but you, my brethren, improve yourselves in your most holy faith, present your addresses by the holy spirit,
And to give
and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and partake of the inheritance of the saints, by believing on me."
an enlightned understanding, that ye may see what great expectations he has called you to, and what abundant glory it is to the saints to be the lot of his inheritance.
giving thanks to the father, who has qualified you to share in that light he affords to his people:
knowing that as you are the servants of Christ our Lord, you shall receive from him the inheritance for your reward.
and for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that, the transgressions that were unexpiated by the first testament, being expiated by his death, they who are called might receive the eternal inheritance, which was promised.
1 Peter 1:4
in the enjoyment of a state, that can never change or decay, a state reserv'd in heaven for us,
1 Corinthians 1:2
to the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who being sanctified by Christ Jesus, are saints by that vocation, to all that any where invoke the name of Jesus Christ, who is both their Lord and ours.
1 Corinthians 6:11
and such were some of you: but you have been washed, you have been sanctified, you have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and by the spirit of our God.
for both he that sanctifieth, and they who are sanctified, are all deriv'd from one: for which cause he is not asham'd to call them brethren, saying,
for by one single oblation he has purified for ever those that are sanctified.
Jude the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to those that are sanctified by God the father, and by their vocation are reserved for Jesus Christ.