Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In your patience possess ye your souls.
And those in the good earth are those who, having given ear to the word, keep it with a good and true heart, and in quiet strength give fruit.
I had almost given up my hope of seeing the blessing of the Lord in the land of the living.
Take your rest in the Lord, waiting quietly for him; do not be angry because of the man who does well in his evil ways, and gives effect to his bad designs.
When I was waiting quietly for the Lord, his heart was turned to me, and he gave ear to my cry.
To those who go on with good works in the hope of glory and honour and salvation from death, he will give eternal life:
And not only so, but let us have joy in our troubles: in the knowledge that trouble gives us the power of waiting;
But if we have hope for that which we see not, then we will be able to go on waiting for it.
Now those things which were put down in writing before our time were for our learning, so that through quiet waiting and through the comfort of the holy Writings we might have hope.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
Having ever in mind your work of faith and acts of love and the strength of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;
2 Thessalonians 3:5
And may your hearts be guided by the Lord into the love of God and quiet waiting for Christ.
And it is our desire that you may all keep the same high purpose in certain hope to the end:
For, having done what was right in God's eyes, you have need of waiting before his word has effect for you.
Because you have the knowledge that the testing of your faith gives you the power of going on in hope;
Go on waiting calmly, my brothers, till the coming of the Lord, like the farmer waiting for the good fruit of the earth till the early and late rains have come.
I, John, your brother, who have a part with you in the trouble and the kingdom and the quiet strength of Jesus, was in the island which is named Patmos, for the word of God and the witness of Jesus.
I have knowledge of your doings, and of your hard work and long waiting, and that you will not put up with evil men, and have put to the test those who say they are Apostles and are not, and have seen that they are false;
Because you have kept my word in quiet strength, I will keep you from the hour of testing which is coming on all the world, to put to the test those who are on earth.
If any man sends others into prison, into prison he will go: if any man puts to death with the sword, with the sword will he be put to death. Here is the quiet strength and the faith of the saints.
Here is the quiet strength of the saints, who keep the orders of God, and the faith of Jesus.