Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
for you should consider how he endured such opposition from sinners against himself, lest ye be tired out, and quite despond.
so Christ being once offered up to take away the sins of many; he shall appear the second time, without making any further expiation to save those who expect him.
The next day John saw Jesus coming to him, and said, "behold the lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world."
I say, is the will of him that sent me, that every one who observes the son, and believeth on him, should have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
your father Abraham long'd to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.
but we are the denisons of heaven, from whence we expect the saviour Jesus Christ our Lord.
2 Timothy 4:8
I have nothing more to do, but to receive the crown of virtue reserv'd for me, which the Lord, the just judge, will give me in that day: and not only to me, but to those also, who have long'd for his appearance.
in expectation of that desirable happiness, the glorious appearance of the supreme God, and of our saviour Jesus Christ,
1 John 1:1
Concerning the Logos, the author of Life, we declare what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have consider'd, and what has been the object of our touch.
and thereby cultivate the divine favour, in the expectation of eternal life by the mercy of Jesus Christ our Lord.
For it was agreeable to his wisdom, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to consecrate the author of their salvation by his sufferings.
immediately the child's father cryed out with tears, I do believe, oh supply the defect of my faith.
The Apostles having said to the Lord, increase our faith, he answer'd them,
him hath God rais'd by his power to be the author of salvation, by giving repentance to Israel, and the remission of their sins.
how comes it then that we hear every man talking in our own native tongue?
for the law made no man perfect, but this was effected by introducing a better hope, which brings us nearer to the divine presence.
for by one single oblation he has purified for ever those that are sanctified.
1 Corinthians 1:7
so that you will be deficient in no gift; during your expectation of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
he who has begun this good work in you will bring it to perfection against the appearance of Christ. it is but just
wherefore at his appearing in publick, he saith, "sacrifice and offering thou wouldst not, but a body hast thou prepared me:
from that time began Jesus to let his disciples know that he should go to Jerusalem, there suffer many indignities from the senators, chief priests, and scribes, be put to death, and be raised again the third day.
we are now going to Jerusalem, where the son of man will be betrayed to the chief priests, and to the Scribes, who will condemn him to die,
and after they had thus insulted him, they took the robe off, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him.
saying, father, all things are possible to thee, take away this cup from me: nevertheless, not my will, but thine be done.
"Now is my soul troubled; what! shall I say, father, save me from this concern? but for this cause am I come, even for this very concern.
that he might reconcile both in one body unto God by the cross, wherefore he destroyed the enmity that was between them:
for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.
who gave himself for us, to redeem us from all iniquity, and qualify us to be his peculiar people, passionately affected to virtue.
1 Peter 2:24
he himself cancel'd our sins by the crucifixion of his body, that we being set free from sin, might live in the service of virtue. it is by his bruises that you were healed:
1 Peter 3:18
for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,
some of you being expos'd to publick obloquy and persecution: whilst others had their share of affliction in seeing such treatment.
others suffer'd cruel indignities and scourgings, besides chains and imprisonment.
then they spit in his face, some beat him on the head, others slapt him on the cheeks,
after this the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered all the foot-guards about him.
it is true, said he, that Elias must come beforehand to establish every thing, and that it was predicted of him, as well as of the son of man, that he should suffer very much, and be treated with contempt.
then Herod and his retinue treated him with contempt, and in derision sent him back magnificently dress'd to Pilate.
full of joy, that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Jesus.
1 Peter 2:23
who, when he was reviled, did not revile again: when he was in his sufferings, he did not threat, but referr'd his cause to the righteous judge.
1 Peter 4:14
if you suffer indignities in the cause of Christ, you are happy: for the glorious spirit of God rests upon you.
who being the radiation of his glory, and the imprest image of his substance, and governing all things by his powerful command, after having himself made expiation for our sins, sat down on the right hand of the divine majesty in the highest heavens.
What we have said amounts to this; we have an high priest, who sits in heaven on the right hand of the throne of the divine majesty.
1 Peter 3:22
who being ascended into heaven, is seated at the right hand of God, where angels, dominations, and potentates have been subjected to him.
the disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord.
then some began to spit on him, others cover'd his face and struck him on the head, crying out, divine, who it is. and the domestics slapt him on the cheeks.
so that this passage of scripture was fulfill'd, "and he was numbred with the transgressors."
At the same time, two malefactors were led along to be crucified with Jesus.
if the world hate you, consider that it hated me before it hated you.
and two others with him, one on each side, and Jesus in the middle.
You have not yet resisted unto death, striving against sin.