Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
encouraging the disciples, exhorting them to persevere in the faith, representing that it is thro' much tribulation that we must enter into the kingdom of God.
let us then not be weary in doing good, for in due season we shall reap, if we be not tired.
2 Thessalonians 3:13
As for you, my brethren, be not weary of your commendable industry:
for you should consider how he endured such opposition from sinners against himself, lest ye be tired out, and quite despond.
This it is that makes me Paul a prisoner for Jesus Christ upon your account, O Gentiles;
2 Corinthians 1:6
but whether I am afflicted, it is for your consolation and relief, which is effected by your perseverance, patiently enduring the same sufferings which I also undergo: or whether I am comforted, it is for your consolation and relief.
Now I would have you know, my brethren, that what has happen'd to me, has only conduc'd to the progress of the gospel;
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and am filling up the measure of those remaining afflictions, which in my turn I am to suffer in this life, in the cause of Christ, for the sake of his body, which is the church:
1 Thessalonians 3:2
a minister of God, and our collegue in preaching the gospel of Christ, that by establishing you in the faith, and by his exhortations,