Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
happy is he that can stand the tryal: for when he has undergone the test, he shall receive that crown of life which the Lord has promised to those that love him.
Blessed are they who are persecuted upon the account of righteousness: for their's is the kingdom of heaven.
and ye shall be hated by all the world for professing my name: but he that perseveres unto the end, shall escape.
but Christ govern'd his own house in quality of son and heir, and 'tis we that are his house, provided we stedfastly persevere unto the end in the publick profession of that hope, in virtue of which we glory.
as for us, we are not such as desert to their own destruction; but such as persevere in the faith, to the saving of our souls.
1 Peter 1:6
This it is that fills you with joy, notwithstanding the various tryals, which still necessarily afflict you,
2 Peter 2:9
I say, the Lord will deliver those, who fear him, from their affliction, and reserve the wicked to be punish'd at the day of judgment.
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his mercy is on them that fear him, from generation to generation.
be ye therefore merciful, as your father is merciful.
or do you despise the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering; not considering that the kindness of God invites you to repentance?
to display the glory of his grace, which has render'd us acceptable by his beloved son:
then it was that God, who is rich in mercy, thro' his great love, wherewith he loved us,