Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 were the elders testified of.
Who are these? they will fly as a cloud, and as doves to their lattices.
Ascending, thou shalt come as a storm, as a cloud to cover the earth shalt thou be and all thy hosts, and many peoples with thee.
For I have five brethren; that he might testify to them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
And what he saw and heard, this be testifies: and none receives his testimony.
And many of the Samaritans of that city believed in him for the woman's word testifying, That he told me all which I ever did.
1 Peter 5:12
By Silvanus, to you the faithful brother, as I reckon, I wrote briefly, beseeching, and bearing testimony this to be the true grace of God in which ye stand.
I Jesus sent mine angel to testify these things to you, to the churches. I am the root and stock of David, the shining and morning star.
Let us lay
He loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me; and he loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me.
And that having fallen into thorns, and they are they having heard, and with cares and riches, and pleasures of life going forth, are choked, and bring not to maturity.
And he said to another, Follow me. And he said, Lord, permit me having gone, first to inter my father.
And he said to them, See, and watch yourselves from covetousness: for not in the abounding to any one of his possessions is his life.
If any come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, and yet also his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
And Jesus having heard these, said to him, Yet one thing fails thee: all whatever thou hast, sell and distribute to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
And attend to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be loaded with dizziness, caused by excess, and drunkenness, and cares of life, and that day come upon you unexpectedly.
And this, knowing the time, that already the hour ye should be awakened out of sleep: for now our salvation nearer than when we believed.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore having these declarations, dearly let us cleanse ourselves from all defilements of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
For you to put away according to the former mode of life the old man, corrupted according to the eager desires of deceit;
Therefore kill your members that are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
1 Timothy 6:9
And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.
2 Timothy 2:4
None making war is entangled with the affairs of life: that he may please him having enlisted him.
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore setting aside all wickedness, and all artifice, and dissimulation; and envies, and all calumnies,
1 Peter 4:2
That no more to the eager desires of men, but to the will of God, should he live the remaining time in the flesh.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
And the sin
Throw not away therefore your freedom of speech, which has great payment of reward.
And I blameless with him, and I will watch myself from mine iniquity.
And let us
1 Corinthians 9:24
Do ye not know that they running in a race-course, all truly run, and one receives the prize of combat? Do ye so run, that ye might receive.
Ye were running well; who hindered you not to obey the truth?
Holding on to the word of life; for boasting to me in the day of Christ, for I ran not in vain, nor was I wearied in vain.
To know him, and the power of his rising up, and the mutual participation of his sufferings, being rendered conformable to his death;
2 Timothy 4:7
I have contended earnestly the good contest, I have completed the course, I have kept the faith:
And so, having endured long, he gained the promise.
For ye have need of patience, that, having done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
And ye shall be hated by all for my name: and he having remained to the end shall be saved.
But he having persevered to the end, this shall be saved.
And that in the good earth, they are they which, in a fair and good heart, having heard, keep the word, and bring forth fruit with patience.
To them truly by perseverance of the good work they seek glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:
And not only, but also we boast in affliction: knowing that affliction works perseverance;
For by hope were we saved: but hope being seen is not hope: for what any one sees, why does he also hope?
Rejoicing in hope; holding out under pressure; persevering in prayer;
Knowing that the proof of your faith works patience.
Therefore be longsuffering, brethren, even to the arrival of the Lord. Behold, the farmer awaits the precious fruit of the earth, being longsuffering for it, even till he should receive the early and late rain.
2 Peter 1:6
And in knowledge self-control; and in self-control patience; and in patience devotion;
I John, and your brother, and partaker in pressure, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, I was in the island called Patmos, for the sake of the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
For thou didst keep the word of my patience, and I will keep thee from the hour of temptation, about to come upon the whole habitable globe, to try them dwelling upon the earth.
If any bring together to captivity he shall proceed into captivity: if any shall kill with sword, he shall be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and faith of the holy.
And he, having cast away his garment, having risen, came to Jesus.