Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Stand therefore, first fastening round you the girdle of truth and putting on the breastplate of uprightness
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore gird up your minds and fix your hopes calmly and unfalteringly upon the boon that is soon to be yours, at the re-appearing of Jesus Christ.
Just so let your light shine before all men, in order that they may see your holy lives and may give glory to your Father who is in Heaven.
"Then will the Kingdom of the Heavens be found to be like ten bridesmaids who took their torches and went out to meet the bridegroom.
so that you may always prove yourselves to be blameless and spotless--irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as heavenly lights in the world,
"Then all those bridesmaids roused themselves and trimmed their torches.