Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
So I swore in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.)
(For those priests were made without an oath; but this with an oath by him that said unto him, The Lord swore and will not change, you are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek:)
The LORD has sworn, and will not relent, You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.
Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: has he said, and shall he not do it? or has he spoken, and shall he not make it good?
1 Samuel 15:29
And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man, that he should repent.
God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That you might be justified in your sayings, and might overcome when you are judged.
2 Timothy 2:13
If we believe not, yet he abides faithful: he cannot deny himself.
In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages began;
1 John 1:10
If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.
1 John 5:10
He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself: he that believes not God has made him a liar; because he believes not the witness that God gave of his Son.
I, even I, am he that comforts you: who are you, that you should be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass;
Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her:
And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be like minded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:
2 Corinthians 1:5
For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds by Christ.
If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affections and mercies,
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, who has loved us, and has given us everlasting encouragement and good hope through grace,
By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved by fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
Haste you, escape there for I cannot do anything till you are come there. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
Then you shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee there, who kills any person unintentionally.
That the slayer that kills any person accidentally and unintentionally may flee there: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.
[To the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A song upon alamoth.] God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.
Turn you to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope: even today do I declare that I will restore double unto you;
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
2 Corinthians 5:18
And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
1 Thessalonians 1:10
And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivered us from the wrath to come.
1 Kings 2:28
Then tidings came to Joab: for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he turned not after Absalom. And Joab fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is everyone that retains her.
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is your life.
Or let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me.
For thus says the LORD: Unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;
And there is none that calls upon your name, that stirs up himself to take hold of you: for you have hid your face from us, and have consumed us, because of our iniquities.
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you are also called, and have professed a good profession before many witnesses.
Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.
That the slayer might flee there, who should kill his neighbor unintentionally, and hated him not in times past; and that fleeing unto one of these cities he might live:
For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, As I live forever.
There failed not any of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel; all came to pass.
In God will I praise his word: in the LORD will I praise his word.
A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be angry with you, nor rebuke you.
You will show truth to Jacob, and mercy to Abraham, which you have sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.