Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.
My sheep give ear to my voice, and I have knowledge of them, and they come after me:
Jesus said to him, If it is my desire for him to be here till I come back, what is that to you? come yourself after me.
But my servant Caleb, because he had a different spirit in him, and has been true to me with all his heart, him I will take into that land into which he went, and his seed will have it for their heritage.
Truly, not one of the men of twenty years old and over who came out of Egypt will see the land which I gave by oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; because they have not been true to me with all their heart;
Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any man would come after me, let him give up all, and take up his cross, and come after me.
And turning to the mass of people with his disciples, he said to them, If any man has the desire to come after me, let him give up all other desires, and take up his cross and come after me.
And he said to them all, If any man has a desire to come after me, let him give up all, and take up his cross every day, and come after me.
Let it then be your desire to be like God, as well-loved children;
These are they who have not made themselves unclean with women; for they are virgins. These are they who go after the Lamb wherever he goes. These were taken from among men to be the first fruits to God and to the Lamb.
And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come back again and will take you to be with me, so that you may be where I am.
Father, it is my desire that these whom you have given to me may be by my side where I am, so that they may see my glory which you have given to me, because you had love for me before the world came into being.
His lord said to him, Well done, good and true servant: you have been true in a small thing, I will give you control over great things: take your part in the joy of your lord.
2 Corinthians 5:8
We are without fear, desiring to be free from the body, and to be with the Lord.
I am in a hard position between the two, having a desire to go away and be with Christ, which is very much better:
1 Thessalonians 4:17
Then we who are still living will be taken up together with them into the clouds to see the Lord in the air: and so will we be for ever with the Lord.
He who has my laws and keeps them, he it is who has love for me: and he who has love for me will be loved by my Father, and I will have love for him and will let myself be seen clearly by him.
1 Samuel 2:30
For this reason the Lord God of Israel has said, Truly I did say that your family and your father's people would have their place before me for ever: but now the Lord says, Let it not be so; I will give honour to those by whom I am honoured, and those who have no respect for me will be of small value in my eyes.
Whoever keeps a fig-tree will have its fruit; and the servant waiting on his master will be honoured.