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.
Blessed is he who patiently endures trials; for when he has stood the test, he will gain the victor's crown--even the crown of Life--which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
"Blessed are those who have borne persecution in the cause of Righteousness, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens.
And you will be objects of universal hatred because you are called by my name; but he who holds out to the End--he will be saved.
but Christ was faithful as a Son having authority over God's house, and we are that house, if we hold firm to the End the boldness and the hope which we boast of as ours.
But we are not people who shrink back and perish, but are among those who believe and gain possession of their souls.
1 Peter 1:6
Rejoice triumphantly in the prospect of this, even if now, for a short time, you are compelled to sorrow amid various trials.
2 Peter 2:9
Since all this is so, the Lord knows how to rescue godly men from temptation, and on the other hand how to keep the unrighteous under punishment in readiness for the Day of Judgement,
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And His compassion is, generation after generation, Upon those who fear Him.
Be compassionate just as your Father is compassionate.
Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?
to the praise of the splendour of His grace with which He has enriched us in the beloved One.
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the intense love which He bestowed on us,