Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.
But the seed in the good soil means those who listen to the message and keep it in good, true hearts, and yield unfailingly.
Those who by persistently doing right strive for glory, honor, and immortality will have eternal life,
It was in this hope that we were saved. But a hope that can be seen is not a hope, for who hopes for what he sees?
For everything that was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that by being steadfast and through the encouragement the Scriptures give, we might hold our hope fast.
2 Corinthians 6:4
On the contrary, as a servant of God I try in every way to commend myself to them, through my great endurance in troubles, difficulties, hardships,
But we, by the Spirit, through faith wait for the uprightness we hope for.
Let us not get tired of doing right, for at the proper time we shall reap, if we do not give out.
Then, so mighty is his majesty, he will nerve you perfectly with strength for the cheerful exercise of endurance and forbearance in every situation,
1 Thessalonians 1:3
for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
And so after waiting patiently, he received what God had promised him.
Therefore, let us too, with such a crowd of witnesses about us, throw off every impediment and the entanglement of sin, and run with determination the race for which we are entered,