Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In your patience possess ye your souls.
But as for the seed that landed on good soil, these are the ones who, after hearing the word, cling to it with an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with steadfast endurance.
Where would I be if I did not believe I would experience the Lord's favor in the land of the living?
Wait patiently for the Lord! Wait confidently for him! Do not fret over the apparent success of a sinner, a man who carries out wicked schemes!
For the music director; By David, a psalm. I relied completely on the Lord, and he turned toward me and heard my cry for help.
eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,
Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with endurance.
For everything that was written in former times was written for our instruction, so that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we may have hope.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 3:5
Now may the Lord direct your hearts toward the love of God and the endurance of Christ.
But we passionately want each of you to demonstrate the same eagerness for the fulfillment of your hope until the end,
For you need endurance in order to do God's will and so receive what is promised.
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
So be patient, brothers and sisters, until the Lord's return. Think of how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the ground and is patient for it until it receives the early and late rains.
I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.
I know your works as well as your labor and steadfast endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have even put to the test those who refer to themselves as apostles (but are not), and have discovered that they are false.
Because you have kept my admonition to endure steadfastly, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come on the whole world to test those who live on the earth.
If anyone is meant for captivity, into captivity he will go. If anyone is to be killed by the sword, then by the sword he must be killed. This requires steadfast endurance and faith from the saints.
This requires the steadfast endurance of the saints -- those who obey God's commandments and hold to their faith in Jesus.