Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Choosing

Hebrews 10:32
But remember the former days, in which, after being enlightened, ye endured a great contest of sufferings.
Job 36:21
Take heed. Do not turn to iniquity, for thou have fixed on this because of affliction.
Psalm 84:10
For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Matthew 5:10
Blessed are those who have been persecuted because of righteousness, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.
Matthew 13:21
yet he has no root in himself, instead it is temporary. And when tribulation or persecution develops because of the word, straightaway he is caused to stumble.
Acts 7:24
And after seeing a certain man suffering wrong, he defended him, and did vengeance for the man being oppressed, having smitten the Egyptian.
Acts 20:23
except that the Holy Spirit testifies from city to city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.
Romans 5:3
And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,
Romans 8:17
And if children, also heirs, heirs indeed of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if indeed we suffer jointly, so that we may also be glorified jointly.
2 Corinthians 5:17
So then if any man is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away, behold, all things have become new.
Colossians 1:24
I now rejoice in sufferings for you, and make complete in my flesh things lacking of the afflictions of the Christ for his body, which is the church.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are indebted to thank God always about you, brothers, as it is fitting, because your faith is increasing greatly, and the love of each one of you all toward each other abounds.
2 Timothy 1:8
Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord nor of me his prisoner, but suffer together with the good-news according to the power of God.
2 Timothy 2:3
Thou therefore endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 3:11
persecutions, sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra. I endured such persecutions, and the Lord rescued me out of them all.
James 1:20
For the wrath of man does not accomplish the righteousness of God.
1 Peter 1:6
In which ye greatly rejoice, although made sorrowful in various trials. Since it is now necessary for a little while,
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, ye should not be surprised at the fieriness in you, which occurs for a trial to you, like a strange thing happening to you.

The people

Hebrews 4:9
There remains therefore a Sabbath for the people of God.
Psalm 47:9
The rulers of the peoples are gathered together [with] the people of the God of Abraham. For the shields of the earth belong to God. He is greatly exalted.
1 Peter 2:10
Men formerly not a people, but now are a people of God. Men who had not obtained mercy, but who now have obtained mercy.

The pleasures

Job 20:5
that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the profane but for a moment?
Job 21:11
They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
Psalm 73:18
Surely thou set them in slippery places. Thou cast them down to destruction.
Isaiah 21:4
My heart flutters. Horror has frightened me. The twilight that I desired has been turned into trembling to me.
Isaiah 47:8
Now therefore hear this, thou who are given to pleasures, who sit securely, who say in thy heart, I am, and there is none else besides me. I shall not sit as a widow, nor shall I know the loss of sons.
Luke 12:19
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou have many goods laid up for many years. Take thine ease, eat, drink, be merry.
Luke 16:25
But Abraham said, Child, remember that thou in thy lifetime received thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now here he is comforted and thou are in agony.
James 5:5
Ye have lived in luxury on the earth, and were self-indulgent. Ye have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.
Revelation 18:7
In an amount she glorified herself and lived wantonly, give her so much torment and grief, because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and will, no, not see grief.