Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a hoard of money, buried in a field, which a man found, and buried again. And he was overjoyed, and went and sold everything he had and bought the field.
who will not receive many times more in this time, and in the coming age eternal life."
2 Corinthians 6:10
pained, when I am always glad, poor, when I make many others rich, penniless, when really I own everything.
2 Corinthians 9:8
God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance so that you will always have enough for every situation, and ample means for every good enterprise:
Why, I count everything as loss compared with the supreme advantage of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have lost everything, and think it rubbish, in order to gain Christ
2 Thessalonians 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and kindly given us unfailing encouragement and a well-founded hope,
1 Timothy 6:6
And religion with contentment is a great means of gain.
1 John 3:1
Think what love the Father has had for us, in letting us be called God's children, for that is what we are. This is why the world does not know what we are??ecause it has never come to know him.
I know of your distress and poverty??hough you are rich!?? know how you are slandered by those who claim to be Jews when they are not so, but only a synagogue of Satan!
I advise you to buy of me gold that has been tested with fire, so that you may be rich, and white clothes to put on, to keep your shameful nakedness from being seen, and salve to put on your eyes, to make you see.
"Blessed are you when people abuse you, and persecute you, and falsely say everything bad of you, on my account.
So you, too, are sorrowful now; but I will see you again, and your hearts will be happy, and no one will rob you of your happiness.
So they went out from before the council, glad that they had been thought worthy to bear disgrace for the sake of Jesus,
But about midnight, as Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,
More than that, we ought to glory in our troubles, for we know that trouble produces endurance,
You must find the greatest joy, my brothers, in being involved in various trials,
Why, we call those who showed such endurance happy! You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen what the Lord brought out of it, for the Lord is very kind and merciful.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,
They immediately dropped their nets and went with him.