Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
2 Chronicles 30:12
In Judah God moved the people to unite and carry out the edict the king and the officers had issued at the Lord's command.
Listen, your watchmen shout; in unison they shout for joy, for they see with their very own eyes the Lord's return to Zion.
I will give them one heart and I will put a new spirit within them; I will remove the hearts of stone from their bodies and I will give them tender hearts,
I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. I will remove the heart of stone from your body and give you a heart of flesh.
I will make them one nation in the land, on the mountains of Israel, and one king will rule over them all. They will never again be two nations and never again be divided into two kingdoms.
that they will all be one, just as you, Father, are in me and I am in you. I pray that they will be in us, so that the world will believe that you sent me.
The group of those who believed were of one heart and mind, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but everything was held in common.
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice, set things right, be encouraged, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.
Therefore, if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort provided by love, any fellowship in the Spirit, any affection or mercy,
The Lord said to his people: "You are standing at the crossroads. So consider your path. Ask where the old, reliable paths are. Ask where the path is that leads to blessing and follow it. If you do, you will find rest for your souls." But they said, "We will not follow it!"
A thoroughfare will be there -- it will be called the Way of Holiness. The unclean will not travel on it; it is reserved for those authorized to use it -- fools will not stray into it.
Jesus replied, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
by the fresh and living way that he inaugurated for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh,
I will make a lasting covenant with them that I will never stop doing good to them. I will fill their hearts and minds with respect for me so that they will never again turn away from me.
"Do not harm the boy!" the angel said. "Do not do anything to him, for now I know that you fear God because you did not withhold your son, your only son, from me."
Praise the Lord! How blessed is the one who obeys the Lord, who takes great delight in keeping his commands.
In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and it will be a refuge for his children.
Do not let your heart envy sinners, but rather be zealous in fearing the Lord all the time.
Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria experienced peace and thus was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, the church increased in numbers.
I will confirm my covenant as a perpetual covenant between me and you. It will extend to your descendants after you throughout their generations. I will be your God and the God of your descendants after you.
I have chosen him so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just. Then the Lord will give to Abraham what he promised him."
If only it would really be their desire to fear me and obey all my commandments in the future, so that it may go well with them and their descendants forever.
Fix these words of mine into your mind and being, and tie them as a reminder on your hands and let them be symbols on your forehead.
He will bless his loyal followers, both young and old.
and that you might see your grandchildren. May Israel experience peace!
They will live in the land I gave to my servant Jacob, in which your fathers lived; they will live in it -- they and their children and their grandchildren forever. David my servant will be prince over them forever.
For the promise is for you and your children, and for all who are far away, as many as the Lord our God will call to himself."
God raised up his servant and sent him first to you, to bless you by turning each one of you from your iniquities."
that this promise God has fulfilled to us, their children, by raising Jesus, as also it is written in the second psalm, 'You are my Son; today I have fathered you.'
If the first portion of the dough offered is holy, then the whole batch is holy, and if the root is holy, so too are the branches.
1 Corinthians 7:14
For the unbelieving husband is sanctified because of the wife, and the unbelieving wife because of her husband. Otherwise your children are unclean, but now they are holy.
I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God. I am the Lord your God."
He did not make this covenant with our ancestors but with us, we who are here today, all of us living now.
You will return and obey the Lord, keeping all his commandments I am giving you today.
His descendants will be powerful on the earth; the godly will be blessed.
"I, the Lord, affirm: 'The time will certainly come when I will fulfill my gracious promise concerning the nations of Israel and Judah.
"Therefore say: 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: When I regather you from the peoples and assemble you from the lands where you have been dispersed, I will give you back the country of Israel.'
in holiness and righteousness before him for as long as we live.