Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By faith Abel offered God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as a righteous man, when God spoke well of his gifts. And through faith he still speaks, even though he is dead.
so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say, "And to seeds," as referring to many, but rather to one, "And to your seed," that is, Christ.
2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was rescued from the lion's mouth.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.