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 swear in my wrath, that they should not enter into my rest."
by him that said to him, "the Lord has swore, and will not repent, thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec."
heaven and earth may fail, but my words shall never fail.
the faithfulness of God of no effect? by no means; yea, let God be acknowledged to be true, tho' men should be all deceivers; as it is written, " that you might be justified in your sayings, and might overcome when you are judged."
2 Timothy 2:13
he will renounce us likewise: tho' we are diffident, he is still faithful, and will not retract his word.
and gives the expectation of eternal life, which the God of veracity promised so many ages ago;
1 John 1:10
if we say that we have not sinned, we impeach his veracity, and discredit his word.
1 John 5:10
he that believeth on the son of God, hath the testimony of God thereto: he that does not believe God, impeaches his veracity, because he does not believe the testimony that God gave of his son.
At that time there dwelt at Jerusalem one Simeon, an honest, religious man, one who expected the appearance of the Messiah, and was endued with the spirit of prophecy.
May the God of patience and consolation, make you equally concern'd for one another, according to the example of Christ Jesus,
2 Corinthians 1:5
for as I have greatly suffered for Christ, so I have been greatly comforted thro' Christ.
If then there be any christian consolation, any charitable relief, any communion of the spirit, if any tenderness of compassion,
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ, and God our father, who has loved us, and by his favour given us the advantageous hopes of eternal joys, consolate your souls,
'Twas by faith that Noah being divinely warned of unforeseen events, with a religious concern built an ark to the preservation of his family; whereby the world became inexcusable, and he obtained the reward of that righteousness which is by faith.
but when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadduces come to his baptism, he said to them, "Ye brood of vipers, who has warned you to fly from the wrath to come?
2 Corinthians 5:18
Now this is all owing to God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath made us the ministers of this reconciliation;
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to expect his son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivers us from impending ruin.
1 Timothy 6:12
exert yourself in the glorious cause of faith, and secure the prize of eternal life, to which you were called, when you made that excellent profession of faith before so many witnesses.
Wherefore, since we are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every incumbrance, and the sin which does so easily embarrass us, and let us pursue with constancy the course that is proposed to us:
whom God had ordained, thro' faith, to be the propitiatory victim by his blood, for the manifestation of his goodness, by patiently passing over their past transgressions: to manifest,