Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
and after he had patiently waited, he obtained what was promised.
Call to remembrance the former times, in which after ye were illuminated, you were forc'd to struggle with sufferings,
for you should consider how he endured such opposition from sinners against himself, lest ye be tired out, and quite despond.
and ye shall be hated by all the world for professing my name: but he that perseveres unto the end, shall escape.
but he that shall persevere unto the end, shall be preserved.
but having no root at the bottom, they are only occasional professors, for if they meet with any trouble or persecution upon account of the word, immediately they revolt.
you will be the object of universal hatred upon my account; but he that shall persevere unto the end, shall be saved.
1 Corinthians 13:7
it excuses all things, believes what is favourable, hopes for the best, and suffers the worst.
we pronounce those happy, who have so endur'd. you have heard of the constancy of Job, you know with what success he was crown'd by the Lord, who is all mercy and compassion.
Now faith is the foundation of our hopes of happiness, and the persuasion we have about things not evident to our senses.
having Jesus in our view, the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down on the right hand of the throne of God.
for David says concerning him, "I had the Lord always present before me, he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved.
2 Corinthians 4:18
for I have no regard to the things which are visible, but to such as are invisible: since visible things are temporary, but the invisible are eternal.
1 Timothy 1:17
to the king of the world, the immortal, invisible, and the only God be honour and glory to endless ages. amen.
1 Timothy 6:16
who alone is essentially immortal, dwelling in that inaccessible light, which no mortal ever saw, or can see: to whom belongs everlasting honour and empire. amen.
1 Peter 1:8
whom though you have not seen, you love: and though he is not now the object of your view, yet you believe in him, and triumph with such a laudable transport, as cannot be express'd: