Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
After this many of his disciples quit following him and did not accompany him any longer.
Then Jesus said to those Judeans who had believed him, "If you continue to follow my teaching, you are really my disciples
They strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "We must enter the kingdom of God through many persecutions."
But my righteous one will live by faith, and if he shrinks back, I take no pleasure in him.
1 John 2:19
They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us, because if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they went out from us to demonstrate that all of them do not belong to us.
I have esteemed
Accept instruction from his mouth and store up his words in your heart.
The commands to fear the Lord are right and endure forever. The judgments given by the Lord are trustworthy and absolutely just.
In my heart I store up your words, so I might not sin against you.
As your words came to me I drank them in, and they filled my heart with joy and happiness because I belong to you.
But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you know nothing about."
1 Peter 2:2
And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,
The Lord replied, "Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his household servants, to give them their allowance of food at the proper time?