Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
when ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
though then ye shall ask in my name: I need not promise, that I will pray the father for you;
"It is for them I pray: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me, because they are thine.
who shall condemn them? shall Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, and makes intercession for us?
so that he has an uninterrupted power to save those, that come to God by him, because he ever lives to make intercession for them.
1 John 2:1
My dear children, these things I write unto you, that ye may avoid sin. but if any man has failed, we have an advocate with the father, Jesus Christ the just.
I will not leave you orphans; I will come again to you.
but when the advocate is come, whom I will send to you from the father, even the spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the father, he shall testify of me.
nevertheless, I tell you the truth; it is expedient for you that I go away: for if I do not go away, the advocate will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him to you.
Then the churches in all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, were unmolested and establish'd, and by their religious conduct, and the assistance of the holy spirit, grew more extensive.
and the disciples were filled with joy, and with the holy spirit.
now hope will not deceive us, because the love of God is diffused thro' our hearts, by the holy spirit which is given to us;
for the spirit you have received is not servile to keep you still in fear; but it is the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry Abba, that is, father.
for the gospel dispensation does not consist in meats and drinks, but in piety and peace, and spiritual joy.
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope through the power of the holy spirit.
but the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, sweetness of disposition, beneficence, faithfulness, meekness, temperance:
If then there be any christian consolation, any charitable relief, any communion of the spirit, if any tenderness of compassion,
but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him, shall never thirst: for the water that I shall give him, shall be in him a fountain springing up to everlasting life.
so you are afflicted at present: but I will see you again, and then shall your hearts be affected with joy, and your joy shall no one wrest from you.
teaching them to observe every thing which I have enjoin'd you: and be assured I shall be always with you to the end of the world.
by whom you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: and having believed in him, ye were mark'd with the seal of the holy spirit, which was promised:
for you are dead to them, and Christ has secured your life with God.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ, and God our father, who has loved us, and by his favour given us the advantageous hopes of eternal joys, consolate your souls,