Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
may the peace of Christ, to which you are called to be but one body, influence your hearts, to be benevolent.
nor buffoonry, which they call pleasantry, but is indecent: be you rather exercised in social virtue.
that their hearts might be comforted, and that being firmly united in love, they might possess the highest and fullest persuasion of the truth of this doctrine, by entring into this mystery, even of God the father, and of Christ,
but the time is coming, nay, is very nigh, when the true worshippers shall worship the father in spirit and in truth: for they are the worshippers which he requires.
Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man can come to the father, but by me.
that is to say, master! Jesus said to her, touch me not: for I am not yet ascended to my father: but go to my brethren, and say to them, "I ascend unto my father and your father, even my God and your God."
1 Corinthians 8:6
yet to us there is but one God, the father, from whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
one God and father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in all.
By that we give praises to God the father: and that pronounces curses even against men, who are form'd after the divine resemblance.
1 John 1:3
what we have seen and heard, we declare unto you, that ye also may be of the same society with us: and truly associated with the father, and with his son Jesus Christ.
for whom he before approv'd, he predispos'd to follow the example of his son, who was to conduct them all as their elder brother;
and display his infinite goodness to such objects of mercy, as he had prepared for glory?
2 Corinthians 5:5
now he that hath prepared us for this very state, is God, who hath given us the spirit as a pledge of it.
who gave himself for us, to redeem us from all iniquity, and qualify us to be his peculiar people, passionately affected to virtue.
blessed are they who wash their robes, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city."
if then, some of the branches are broken off, and thou like a wild olive, were grafted in their place to partake of the root and sap of the olivestock;
they have thought fit, I say, and they owed them as much. for if the Gentiles have participated of their spirituals, they are bound on their side to minister to them in their temporals.
1 Corinthians 9:23
and I do all for the gospel's sake, that I may share in the benefits thereof.
"that the Gentiles should be heirs as well as the Jews, make one body together, and partake of the divine promise in Christ by the gospel."
Wherefore, christian brethren, you who are called to an heavenly inheritance, consider the apostle and high priest of the faith we profess, even Christ Jesus;
1 Peter 5:1
I address myself to you pastors, as being a pastor myself, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and as one who is to partake of the glory, that shall hereafter be made manifest;
1 John 3:1
Consider what proof the father has given us of his love, in allowing us to be called the sons of God: therefore the world does not know us, because it knew him not.
the king shall say to those on his right hand, come, ye blessed of my father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
and now, my brethren, I recommend you to God, and to his gracious dispensation, which is able to improve you, and secure to you the inheritance with those who are sanctify'd.
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."
and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; although we now suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him.
It is by him, that we have a share in the inheritance, which was before allotted to us, in consequence of his design, who executes the whole plan, as he himself had contriv'd it:
1 Peter 1:2
to sanctify them by his spirit, that by their obedience they might be sprinkled with the blood of Jesus Christ. may the divine savour make you continually prosper.
the church of the first-born who are enroll'd in heaven, to God the judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,
the city had no need either of the sun, or of the moon to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the lamb is the luminary thereof.
no night shall be there, nor any need of a lamp, or of the light of the sun; for the Lord God will give them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.