Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
Thus we must make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by following the same pattern of disobedience.
Therefore we must pay closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God, that no one be like a bitter root springing up and causing trouble, and through him many become defiled.
Remember your leaders, who spoke God's message to you; reflect on the outcome of their lives and imitate their faith.
A wise person is cautious and turns from evil, but a fool throws off restraint and is overconfident.
Blessed is the one who is always cautious, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into evil.
I will make a lasting covenant with them that I will never stop doing good to them. I will fill their hearts and minds with respect for me so that they will never again turn away from me.
Granted! They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but fear!
1 Corinthians 10:12
So let the one who thinks he is standing be careful that he does not fall.
Consequently a Sabbath rest remains for the people of God.
According to the number of the days you have investigated this land, forty days -- one day for a year -- you will suffer for your iniquities, forty years, and you will know what it means to thwart me.
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, says, 'I really did say that your house and your ancestor's house would serve me forever.' But now the Lord says, 'May it never be! For I will honor those who honor me, but those who despise me will be cursed!
What then? If some did not believe, does their unbelief nullify the faithfulness of God?
2 Timothy 2:13
If we are unfaithful, he remains faithful, since he cannot deny himself.
For we who have believed enter that rest, as he has said, "As I swore in my anger, 'They will never enter my rest!'" And yet God's works were accomplished from the foundation of the world.
"As I swore in my anger, 'They will never enter my rest!'"
"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of heaven -- only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
But if that evil slave should say to himself, 'My master is staying away a long time,'
"At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
But if that slave should say to himself, 'My master is delayed in returning,' and he begins to beat the other slaves, both men and women, and to eat, drink, and get drunk,
Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, then you will stand outside and start to knock on the door and beg him, 'Lord, let us in!' But he will answer you, 'I don't know where you come from.'
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
1 Corinthians 9:26
So I do not run uncertainly or box like one who hits only air.