Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;
and I never pray without praying for you all with joy, for your liberality to the gospel,
Let us therefore, who have been instructed, have this in view: and if you are sollicitous about any thing else, God will reveal even that unto you.
He propos'd another parable to them, which was this; the gospel-state is like a grain of mustard-seed which a man took to sow in his field.
2 Corinthians 8:7
that as you excel in every thing, in faith, in language, mystical knowledge, in all virtue, and in your affection to us; I hope you will excel too in this charitable disposition.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
may the Lord make you increase and abound in mutual love, in love towards all men, as we do towards you:
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, my brethren, we intreat and conjure you by the Lord Jesus Christ, to observe the instructions we gave you about your religious conduct, and to make continual progress therein.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are oblig'd, my brethren, to render thanks to God continually upon your account, as it is but just; since your faith still improves, and your mutual love is always increasing.
so that the christian faith, which you have in common with us, displays itself to the observation of all good men about you.
1 Peter 1:22
You that have purified your souls by the holy spirit, in obeying the gospel, which obliges you to an undisguised benevolence, let your hearts be mutually affected with the most disinterested ardour;
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, be not childish in understanding: be as innocent as babes, but use your understanding like men.
wherefore be not imprudent, but consider what is agreeable to the divine will.
For this cause, ever since we heard of it, we incessantly pray for you, requesting that you may be endued with respect to the knowledge of his will, with all wisdom and spiritual discernment:
improv'd by knowledge into a resemblance of him, who made this change:
2 Peter 1:5
Do you on your part employ all your care in adding to your faith, fortitude: to fortitude, knowledge:
2 Peter 3:18
on the contrary, may you increase in the favour, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! to him be glory both now and for ever. AMEN.