Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
After that ye heard
Wherefore remember that ye were formerly Gentiles in the flesh, called uncircumcision by that which is called circumcision made by hands in the flesh;
And you that were formerly alienated, and enemies in your mind by wicked works,
1 Peter 2:10
who heretofore were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
After that ye heard
if ye have indeed hearkened to Him, and been instructed in Him, as the truth is in Jesus; to put off the old man,
For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ:
But thanks be to God, that ye who were servants of sin, have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered to you:
But how shall they call upon him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe on him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
(having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and your love to all the saints:)
1 Thessalonians 2:13
For this also we thank God continually, that when ye received the word of God, which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, which also worketh effectually in you that believe.
And grieve not the holy Spirit of God whereby ye are sealed to the day of redemption.
Labour not so much for the meat that perisheth, but rather for that food which endureth unto life eternal, which the Son of man will give you: for Him hath God the Father sealed.
And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had in uncircumcision: that he might be the father of all that believe though not circumcised, that righteousness may be imputed to them also:
2 Corinthians 1:22
and given us the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
2 Timothy 2:19
However, the foundation of God standeth firm, having this inscription, The Lord knoweth them that are his; and, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
And I saw another angel which ascended from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,
If ye then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the holy Spirit to them that ask Him?
but do ye continue in the city of Jerusalem, till ye are endued with power from on high.
and He will give you another comforter to abide with you for ever:
But when the comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, (even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,) He shall testify of me.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth, it is expedient for you that I should go away; for if I go not away, the comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send Him unto you.
And meeting them together He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, said He, ye have heard from me;
But this is that which was spoken of by the prophet Joel,
that the blessing of Abraham might come on the gentiles by Christ Jesus; that we through faith might receive the promise of the Spirit.
And in his name shall the Gentiles hope.