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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 it the elders obtained approval.
Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?
You shall ascend and come like a storm, you shall be like a cloud to cover the land, you, and all your hordes, and many people with you.
For I have five brothers; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
And what he has seen and heard, that he testifies; and no man receives his testimony.
And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, who testified, He told me all that ever I did.
1 Peter 5:12
By Silas, a faithful brother unto you, as I regard, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.
I Jesus have sent my angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
Let us lay
He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
And that which fell among thorns are they, who, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to maturity.
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet you lack one thing: sell all that you have, and distribute unto the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with carousing, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
That you put off concerning the former way of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
1 Timothy 6:9
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.
2 Timothy 2:4
No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking,
1 Peter 4:2
That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
And the sin
Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense of reward.
I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity.
And let us
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know you not that they who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain.
You did run well; who did hinder you that you should not obey the truth?
Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.
That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you might receive the promise.
And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved.
But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
But that on the good ground are they, who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life:
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;
For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man sees, why does he yet hope for?
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; constant in prayer;
Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience.
Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and latter rain.
2 Peter 1:6
And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness;
I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Because you have kept the word of my patience, I also will keep you from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
He that leads into captivity shall go into captivity: he that kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
And he, casting away his garment, rose, and came to Jesus.