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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 elders obtained testimony.
"Who are these who fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?
You shall ascend, you shall come like a storm, you shall be like a cloud to cover the land, you, and all your hordes, and many peoples with you.
for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, so they won't also come into this place of torment.'
What he has seen and heard, of that he testifies; and no one receives his witness.
From that city many of the Samaritans believed in him because of the word of the woman, who testified, "He told me everything that I did."
1 Peter 5:12
Through Silvanus, our faithful brother, as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.
I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify these things to you for the assemblies. I am the root and the offspring of David; the Bright and Morning Star."
Let us lay
He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.
That which fell among the thorns, these are those who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked with cares, riches, and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to maturity.
He said to another, "Follow me!" But he said, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."
He said to them, "Beware! Keep yourselves from covetousness, for a man's life doesn't consist of the abundance of the things which he possesses."
"If anyone comes to me, and doesn't disregard his own father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he can't be my disciple.
When Jesus heard these things, he said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have, and distribute it to the poor. You will have treasure in heaven. Come, follow me."
"So be careful, or your hearts will be loaded down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that day will come on you suddenly.
Do this, knowing the time, that it is already time for you to awaken out of sleep, for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first believed.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
that you put away, as concerning your former way of life, the old man, that grows corrupt after the lusts of deceit;
Put to death therefore your members which are on the earth: sexual immorality, uncleanness, depraved passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.
2 Timothy 2:4
No soldier on duty entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.
1 Peter 2:1
Putting away therefore all wickedness, all deceit, hypocrisies, envies, and all evil speaking,
1 Peter 4:2
that you no longer should live the rest of your time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
1 John 2:15
Don't love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love isn't in him.
And the sin
Therefore don't throw away your boldness, which has a great reward.
I was also blameless with him. I kept myself from my iniquity.
And let us
1 Corinthians 9:24
Don't you know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run like that, that you may win.
You were running well! Who interfered with you that you should not obey the truth?
holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.
that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed to his death;
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith.
Thus, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
For you need endurance so that, having done the will of God, you may receive the promise.
You will be hated by all men for my name's sake, but he who endures to the end will be saved.
But he who endures to the end, the same will be saved.
That in the good ground, these are such as in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, hold it tightly, and bring forth fruit with patience.
to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory, honor, and incorruptibility, eternal life;
Not only this, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering works perseverance;
For we were saved in hope, but hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for that which he sees?
rejoicing in hope; enduring in troubles; continuing steadfastly in prayer;
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.
2 Peter 1:6
and in knowledge, self-control; and in self-control patience; and in patience godliness;
I John, your brother and partner with you in oppression, Kingdom, and perseverance in Christ Jesus, was on the isle that is called Patmos because of God's Word and the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Because you kept my command to endure, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, which is to come on the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.
If anyone is to go into captivity, he will go into captivity. If anyone is to be killed with the sword, he must be killed. Here is the endurance and the faith of the saints.
He, casting away his cloak, sprang up, and came to Jesus.