Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak.
For it is impossible in the case of those who have once been enlightened, tasted the heavenly gift, become partakers of the Holy Spirit,
For in fact you shared the sufferings of those in prison, and you accepted the confiscation of your belongings with joy, because you knew that you certainly had a better and lasting possession.
For I am sure of this very thing, that the one who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first communicated through the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard him,
And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
The one who believes and is baptized will be saved, but the one who does not believe will be condemned.
When they heard this, they ceased their objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted the repentance that leads to life even to the Gentiles."
testifying to both Jews and Greeks about repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For sadness as intended by God produces a repentance that leads to salvation, leaving no regret, but worldly sadness brings about death.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.