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Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Let us lay
For by this the ancients were well reported.
Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?
And thou shall ascend. Thou shall come like a storm. Thou shall be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy hordes, and many peoples with thee.
for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
And what he has seen and heard, of this he testifies, and no man receives his testimony.
And many of the Samaritans from that city believed in him because of the word of the woman, who testified, He told me all, as many things as I did.
1 Peter 5:12
By Silvanus, the faithful brother to you, as I reckon, I wrote because of a few things, exhorting and testifying this to be the TRUE grace of God in which ye stand.
I, Jesus, have sent my agent to testify these things to you for the congregations. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright, the morning star.
Let us lay
He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me, and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
And that which fell in the thorns, these are those who heard, and as they go they are choked by cares and wealth and pleasures of life, and do not bring to maturity.
And he said to another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first, after departing, to bury my father.
And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.
If any man comes to me, and does not regard as inferior his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and besides his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
And when he heard these things, Jesus said to him, Yet one thing is lacking from thee. Sell all things, as many as thou have, and distribute to the poor, and thou will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.
But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down in debauchery and drunkenness and mundane cares, and that day come upon you sudden.
And this, knowing the time, that the hour is now for us to awake out of sleep. For our salvation is now nearer than when we believed.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every filthiness of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in fear of God.
for you to put off the old man according to your former conduct, the man who is corrupt according to the desires of deceitfulness,
Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.
2 Timothy 2:4
No man who serves in the military entangles himself in the affairs of life, so that he may please the man who enlisted the army.
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore, having put off all evil and all deceit and hypocrisies and envies and all evil speaking,
1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in flesh, no longer by lusts of men, but by the will of God.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
And the sin
Therefore do not throw off your boldness, which has great recompense of reward.
I was also perfect with him, and I kept myself from my iniquity.
And let us
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that those who run in an arena, indeed all run, but one receives the prize? So run that ye may seize it.
Ye were running well. Who hindered you, not to obey the truth?
Holding firm the word of life, for a boast by me in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain nor labor in vain.
to know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the participation of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith.
And this way, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
For ye have need of perseverance, so that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.
And ye will be hated by all men because of my name, but he who endures to the end, this man will be saved.
But he who endures to the end, this man will be saved.
But those in the good ground, these are those who in an good and right heart, having heard the word, hold it firm, and bring forth fruit in perseverance.
to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality--eternal life--
And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,
For we were saved to hope. But hope that is seen is not hope. For what is seen, why also hope for that?
rejoicing in hope, enduring tribulation, persevering in prayer,
knowing that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, until it receives the early and latter rain.
2 Peter 1:6
and in knowledge, self-control, and in self-control, perseverance, and in perseverance, piety,
I John, your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance in Christ Jesus, happened to be on the isle that is called Patmos because of the word of God, and because of the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Because thou keep the word of my perseverance, I also will keep thee from the hour of trial that is going to come upon the whole inhabited world, to try those who dwell upon the earth.
If any man keeps in captivity, he goes. If any man kills with a sword, he must be killed with a sword. Here is the perseverance and the faith of the sanctified.
And he, having thrown off his garment, having risen, came to Jesus.