Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hear the word of the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
The one who despises instruction will pay the penalty, but whoever esteems instruction will be rewarded.
When they had heard it all, they expressed their alarm to one another. Then they said to Baruch, "We must certainly give the king a report about everything you have read!"
So then, exalted to the right hand of God, and having received the promise of the Holy Spirit from the Father, he has poured out what you both see and hear.
2 Thessalonians 1:6
For it is right for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
as we wait for the happy fulfillment of our hope in the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
so also, after Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many, to those who eagerly await him he will appear a second time, not to bear sin but to bring salvation.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be astonished that a trial by fire is occurring among you, as though something strange were happening to you.