Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let us therefore fear least a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of us should seem to fall short of it:
so I sware in my wrath, they shall not enter into my rest."
And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they who come out of great affliction, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there shall be death no more, nor sorrow, nor crying, nor any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
chusing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to have the temporary enjoyment of sin:
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.
who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
1 Peter 2:10
who heretofore were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.