Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
If some of the branches have been broken off, and you who were only a wild olive shoot have been grafted in, in place of them, and made to share the richness of the olive's root,
Through him every part of the building is closely united and grows into a temple sacred through its relation to the Lord,
and through your faith to let Christ in his love make his home in your hearts. Your roots must be deep and your foundations strong,
They are stains on your religious meals, where they carouse together, boldly attending to no one but themselves; rainless clouds driven before the wind; leafless trees without fruit, doubly dead, and uprooted;
"Everyone, therefore, who listens to this teaching of mine and acts upon it, will be like a sensible man who built his house on rock.
He is like a man who was building a house, who dug deep and laid his foundation upon the rock, and when there was a flood the torrent burst upon that house and could not shake it, because it was well built.
You must remain united to me and I will remain united to you. Just as no branch can bear fruit by itself unless it remains united to the vine, you cannot unless you remain united to me.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are fellow-laborers for God, and you are God's farm, God's building.
You are built upon the apostles and prophets as your foundation, and Christ Jesus himself is the cornerstone.
1 Peter 2:4
Come to him, as to a living stone rejected by men, but chosen and prized in the sight of God,
But you, dear friends, must build yourselves up on the foundation of your most holy faith and pray in the holy Spirit,
To him who can make you strong by the good news I bring and the preaching about Jesus Christ, through the disclosure of the secret kept back for long ages but now revealed,
2 Corinthians 1:21
But it is God who guarantees us and you to Christ; he has anointed us
2 Thessalonians 2:17
encourage you and strengthen you to do and say everything that is right.
1 Peter 5:10
And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.
2 Peter 3:17
So you, dear friends, now that you are forewarned, must be on your guard against being led away by the errors of unprincipled men and losing your present firmness.
Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to make you stand in his presence irreproachable and triumphant??25 to the one God our Savior be glory, majesty, power, and authority through Jesus Christ our Lord now and forever and ever. Amen.
and you will thank the Father who has entitled you to share the lot of God's people in the realm of light.
And whatever you have to say or do, do it all as followers of the Lord Jesus, and offer your thanksgiving to God the Father through him.
always give thanks for everything to God our Father, as followers of our Lord Jesus Christ,
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Thank God whatever happens. For this is what God through Christ Jesus wants you to do.
In his name let us continually offer praise as our sacrifice to God??he utterance of lips that glorify God's name.
But they will never follow a stranger but will run away from him, because they do not know the voices of strangers."