Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be compleat.
now that I am coming to thee, while I am here, I make these requests for them, that their joy in me may be compleat.
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.
2 Corinthians 1:24
not that I would arbitrarily prescribe what you should believe, but rather encourage you to go on: for 'tis by faith you have stood.
do not drink to excess, for that tends to dissoluteness, but be regal'd with spiritual entertainments:
which consideration persuades me that I shall abide, and even continue some time with you all, to improve your advancement in the faith, and to promote your joy:
1 Thessalonians 5:16
be always chearful.
1 Peter 1:8
whom though you have not seen, you love: and though he is not now the object of your view, yet you believe in him, and triumph with such a laudable transport, as cannot be express'd:
2 John 1:12
I had many things to write to you, but I don't think it proper to commit them to paper and ink, because I hope to make you a visit, and deliver them by word of mouth; that so our joy may be compleat.