Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
reassuring the disciples and encouraging them to stand by the faith and reminding them that we have to undergo many hardships to get into the Kingdom of God.
Let us not get tired of doing right, for at the proper time we shall reap, if we do not give out.
2 Thessalonians 3:13
But you, brothers, must not get tired of doing right.
Think of the opposition that he encountered from those sinners against themselves, if you would not grow weary and faint-hearted.
This is why I, Paul, whom Jesus the Christ has made a prisoner for the sake of you heathen??2 if at least you have heard how I dealt with the mercy of God that was given me for you,
2 Corinthians 1:6
If I am in trouble, it is to bring you comfort and salvation, and if I am comforted, it is for the sake of the comfort which you experience when you steadfastly endure such sufferings as I also have to bear.
Now I want to assure you, brothers, that what has happened to me has actually resulted in furthering the preaching of the good news.
At present I am glad to be suffering in your interest, and I am making up in my own person what is lacking in Christ's sufferings for the church, which is his body.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and I sent my brother Timothy, a servant of God in preaching the good news of the Christ, to strengthen you in your faith