Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:
if it is exhortation, he must exhort; if it is contributing, he must do so with sincerity; if it is leadership, he must do so with diligence; if it is showing mercy, he must do so with cheerfulness.
1 Corinthians 15:58
So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
So we must not grow weary in doing good, for in due time we will reap, if we do not give up.
And I pray this, that your love may abound even more and more in knowledge and every kind of insight
Therefore let those of us who are "perfect" embrace this point of view. If you think otherwise, God will reveal to you the error of your ways.
1 Thessalonians 4:10
And indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers and sisters in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,
2 Thessalonians 3:13
But you, brothers and sisters, do not grow weary in doing what is right.
2 Peter 1:5
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, dear friends, since you are waiting for these things, strive to be found at peace, without spot or blemish, when you come into his presence.
But Christ is faithful as a son over God's house. We are of his house, if in fact we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope we take pride in.
let us draw near with a sincere heart in the assurance that faith brings, because we have had our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.
Fairness will produce peace and result in lasting security.
My goal is that their hearts, having been knit together in love, may be encouraged, and that they may have all the riches that assurance brings in their understanding of the knowledge of the mystery of God, namely, Christ,
1 Thessalonians 1:5
in that our gospel did not come to you merely in words, but in power and in the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction (surely you recall the character we displayed when we came among you to help you).
2 Peter 1:10
Therefore, brothers and sisters, make every effort to be sure of your calling and election. For by doing this you will never stumble into sin.
1 John 3:14
We know that we have crossed over from death to life because we love our fellow Christians. The one who does not love remains in death.
so that we who have found refuge in him may find strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us through two unchangeable things, since it is impossible for God to lie.
through whom we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of God's glory.
For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope, because who hopes for what he sees?
Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer.
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you believe in him, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.
For through the Spirit, by faith, we wait expectantly for the hope of righteousness.
Your faith and love have arisen from the hope laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard about in the message of truth, the gospel
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
1 John 3:1
(See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called God's children -- and indeed we are! For this reason the world does not know us: because it did not know him.
Keep his commandments very carefully, as well as the stipulations and statutes he commanded you to observe.
Because of laziness the roof caves in, and because of idle hands the house leaks.
They will say, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish!'
By your endurance you will gain your lives.
Brotherly love must continue.