Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith;
and I trust in the Lord that shortly I myself will come also.
And now, behold, I know that all of you among whom I have gone about preaching the kingdom will see my face no more.
But I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and when you have turned again, strengthen your brethren."
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."
When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts;
strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."
For I long to see you, so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you
For I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me to win obedience from the Gentiles, by word and deed
2 Corinthians 1:24
Not that we lord it over your faith; but we work with you for your joy, for you stand firm in your faith.
And he gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,
through whom we have obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in our hope of the glory of God.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
1 Peter 1:8
Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an inexpressible and glorious joy,