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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
And the sin
for in this the elders were well reported of.
for I have five brothers; that he may testify to them, lest they also come into this place of torment.'
What He hath seen, and what He heard, of this He bears testimony; and no man receives His testimony.
And many of the Samaritans from that city believed on Him because of the word of the woman, who testified, "He told me all that ever I did."
1 Peter 5:12
Through Sylvanus, our faithful brother, as I consider him, I wrote to you briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God; within which stand ye.
"I, Jesus, sent My angel to testify to you these things to the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, 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 the thorns, these are those who heard; and, going forth, they are choked with anxieties, and riches, and pleasures of life, and bear no fruit to perfection.
And He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Lord, permit me, going away, first to bury my father."
And He said to them, "Take heed, and guard yourselves from all covetousness; because one's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses."
"If any one comes to Me, and hates not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and, further, his own soul also, he cannot be My disciple.
And Jesus, hearing it said to him, "Yet one thing is lacking to you; sell all that you have, and distribute to the poor, and you shall have treasure in Heaven, and come, follow Me."
"But take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with gluttony and drunkenness, and anxieties pertaining to life, and that day come upon you suddenly as a snare;
And this, knowing the season, that it is time already for you to be aroused out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when ye 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 ye put off, as to your former manner of life, the old man, who is corrupt according to the desires of deceit;
Make dead, therefore, your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which, indeed, is idolatry;
1 Timothy 6:9
But those, purposing to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful desires, which, indeed, sink men into destruction and perdition.
2 Timothy 2:4
No one, serving as a soldier, entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.
1 Peter 2:1
Having, therefore, put away all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisy, and envies, and all evil speakings,
1 Peter 4:2
that ye no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh to the desires of men, but to the will of God.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
And the sin
Cast not away, therefore, your boldness, which, indeed, has great recompense.
And let us
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that those running a race, all, indeed, run; but one receives the prize? So run; that ye may obtain.
Ye were running well; who hindered you, that ye should not obey the truth,
holding forth the word of life, for an occasion of glorying to me at the day of Christ, that I ran not in vain, neither labored in vain.
that I may 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 contended in the noble contest, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;
And thus, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
For ye have need of patience, that, after having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.
And ye will be hated by all, for My name's sake; but he who endures to the end, the same shall be saved.
But he that endures to the end, the same shall be saved.
"And that in the good ground, these are such as, in a good and honest heart, having heard the word, hold it fast, and bear fruit with patience.
to those who, by patience in well-doing, are seeking for glory and honor and incorruption, eternal life;
And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations; knowing that tribulation works out patience;
For by hope we were saved; but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for that which he sees?
rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; persevering in prayer;
knowing that the proving of your faith establishes patience.
Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth; being patient over it, until it receives the early and latter rain.
2 Peter 1:6
and in knowledge, continence; and in continence, patience; and in patience, godliness;
I, John, your brother, and fellow-sharer in the tribulation, and kingdom, and patience in Jesus, was in the island called Patmos, because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Because you kept the word of My patience. I also will keep you from the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole inhabited earth, to try those who dwell upon the earth.
If anyone is for captivity, into captivity he goes; if anyone shall kill with a sword, with a sword he must be killed. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
And he, casting away his garment, springing up, came to Jesus.