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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 in the power of this the elders have obtained testimony.
Who are these that come flying as a cloud, and as doves to their dove-cotes?
And thou shalt ascend, thou shalt come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many peoples with thee.
for I have five brothers, so that he may earnestly testify to them, that they also may not come to this place of torment.
and what he has seen and has heard, this he testifies; and no one receives his testimony.
But many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him because of the word of the woman who bore witness, He told me all things that I had ever done.
1 Peter 5:12
By Silvanus, the faithful brother, as I suppose, I have written to you briefly; exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which ye stand.
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify these things to you in the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the bright and 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.
But that that fell where the thorns were, these are they who having heard go away and are choked under cares and riches and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
And he said to another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me to go first and bury my father.
And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions.
If any man come to me, and shall not hate his own father and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple;
And when Jesus had heard this, he said to him, One thing is lacking to thee yet: Sell all that thou hast and distribute to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens, and come, follow me.
But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares;
This also, knowing the time, that it is already time that we should be aroused out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear.
namely your having put off according to the former conversation the old man which corrupts itself according to the deceitful lusts;
Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.
2 Timothy 2:4
No one going as a soldier entangles himself with the affairs of life, that he may please him who has enlisted him as a soldier.
1 Peter 2:1
Laying aside therefore all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envyings and all evil speakings,
1 Peter 4:2
no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
And the sin
Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense.
And I was upright with him, and kept myself from mine iniquity.
And let us
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that they who run in the race-course run all, but one receives the prize? Thus run in order that ye may obtain.
Ye ran well; who has stopped you that ye should not obey the truth?
holding forth the word of life, so as to be a boast for me in Christ's day, that I have not run in vain nor laboured in vain.
to know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,
2 Timothy 4:7
I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
and thus, having had long patience, he got the promise.
For ye have need of endurance in order that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.
and ye shall be hated of all on account of my name. But he that has endured to the end, he shall be saved.
but he that has endured to the end, he shall be saved.
But that in the good ground, these are they who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal.
And not only that, but we also boast in tribulations, knowing that tribulation works endurance;
For we have been saved in hope; but hope seen is not hope; for what any one sees, why does he also hope?
As regards hope, rejoicing: as regards tribulation, enduring: as regards prayer, persevering:
knowing that the proving of your faith works endurance.
Have patience, therefore, brethren, till the coming of the Lord. Behold, the labourer awaits the precious fruit of the earth, having patience for it until it receive the early and the latter rain.
2 Peter 1:6
in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness,
I John, your brother and fellow-partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and patience, in Jesus, was in the island called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus.
Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee out of the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole habitable world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
If any one leads into captivity, he goes into captivity. If any one shall kill with the sword, he must with the sword be killed. Here is the endurance and the faith of the saints.
And, throwing away his garment, he started up and came to Jesus.