Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
For there are many who live, as I have often told you, and tell you now with tears, like enemies of the cross of Christ.
So I, the prisoner for the Lord's sake, appeal to you to live lives worthy of the summons you have received;
so that the lives you live may be worthy of your Master and wholly pleasing to him, and you may be fruitful in all kinds of good deeds, and may grow into fuller knowledge of God.
1 Thessalonians 2:11
You know how, like a father with his children, we used to urge, encourage, and implore you
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Now, brothers, we ask and entreat you, in the name of the Lord Jesus, to live as you learned from us that you must live, to please God??s indeed you are doing, only do it more and more.
or steal from them, but to show such perfect good faith as to do credit to the teaching about God our Savior, by everything they do.
2 Peter 1:4
Thus he has given us his precious and splendid promises so that through them you may escape the corrupting influences that exist in the world through passion, and come to share in the divine nature.
2 Peter 3:11
If all these things are to be dissolved in this way, what holy and pious lives you ought to lead,
As God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in spreading the good news of his Son, I never fail to mention you when I pray,
in making me a minister of Christ Jesus among the heathen, to act as a priest of God's good news, to see that the heathen are an acceptable sacrifice, consecrated by the holy Spirit.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep the light of the good news of the glorious Christ, the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.
2 Corinthians 9:13
The way you stand the test of this service must do honor to God, through your fidelity to what you profess as to the good news of Christ, and through the liberality of your contributions for them and for all others;
So, my dear friends, as you have always been obedient, with reverence and awe make every effort to insure your salvation, not simply as though I were with you, but all the more because I am away.
This is why I, for my part, since I have heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus that prevails among you and among all God's people,
for what we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love you have for all God's people,
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now that Timothy has just come back to me from you, and brought me good news of your faith and love, and told me how kindly you think of me and that you long to see me just as much as I long to see you,
for what I hear of the love and faith you have in the Lord Jesus and all his people,
3 John 1:3
For it makes me exceedingly happy to have some brothers come and testify to the truth of your life, for you are guided by truth.
"It is not for them only that I make this request. It is also for those who through their message come to believe in me.
Day after day they all went regularly to the Temple, they broke their bread together in their homes, and they ate their food with glad and simple hearts,
There was but one heart and soul in the multitude who had become believers, and not one of them claimed anything that belonged to him as his own, but they shared everything they had with one another.
For just as there are many parts united in our human bodies, and the parts do not all have the same function,
1 Corinthians 12:12
For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, many as they are, form one body, so it is with Christ.
Make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the tie of peace.
The harvest uprightness yields must be sown in peace, by peacemakers.
Dear friends, I was just on the point of writing to you about our common salvation, when it became necessary for me to write and appeal to you to come to the defense of the faith that has once for all been intrusted to God's people.
Some days later Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, and sent for Paul and heard what he had to say about faith in Christ Jesus.
through whom we have received God's favor and been commissioned in his name to urge obedience and faith upon all the heathen,
No! This is what it says: "God's message is close to you, on your lips and in your mind"??hat is, the message about faith that we preach.
You also have heard the message of the truth, the good news of your salvation, and believed in him, and through union with him you have been marked with the seal of the holy Spirit that was promised,
1 Timothy 1:11
as set forth in the glorious good news of the blessed God with which I have been intrusted.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have had a part in the great contest, I have run my race, I have preserved my faith.