Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
If any comfort
If any fellowship
For we are the circumcision, who give worship to God and have glory in Jesus Christ, and have no faith in the flesh:
And the angel said, Have no fear; for truly, I give you good news of great joy which will be for all the people:
I will not let you be without a friend: I am coming to you.
I have said these things to you so that I may have joy in you and so that your joy may be complete.
So you have sorrow now: but I will see you again, and your hearts will be glad, and no one will take away your joy.
And now I come to you; and these things I say in the world so that they may have my joy complete in them.
For which reason, because we have righteousness through faith, let us be at peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ;
And again Isaiah says, There will be the root of Jesse, and he who comes to be the ruler over the Gentiles; in him will the Gentiles put their hope.
1 Corinthians 15:31
Yes, truly, by your pride in me, my brothers in Christ Jesus our Lord, my life is one long death.
2 Corinthians 1:5
For as we undergo more of the pain which Christ underwent, so through Christ does our comfort become greater.
2 Corinthians 2:14
But praise be to God who makes us strong to overcome in Christ, and makes clear through us in every place the value of the knowledge of him.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who had love for us and has given us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,
So that we, who have gone in flight from danger to the hope which has been put before us, may have a strong comfort in two unchanging things, in which it is not possible for God to be false;
1 Peter 1:6
You have cause for great joy in this, though it may have been necessary for you to be troubled for a little time, being tested in all sorts of ways,
If any comfort
See how good and how pleasing it is for brothers to be living together in harmony!
If you keep my laws, you will be ever in my love, even as I have kept my Father's laws, and am ever in his love.
And day by day, going in agreement together regularly to the Temple and, taking broken bread together in their houses, they took their food with joy and with true hearts,
And all those who were of the faith were one in heart and soul: and not one of them said that any of the things which he had was his property only; but they had all things in common.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,
And do not give grief to the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were marked for the day of salvation.
So that their hearts may be comforted, and that being joined together in love, they may come to the full wealth of the certain knowledge of the secret of God, even Christ,
1 John 4:7
My loved ones, let us have love for one another: because love is of God, and everyone who has love is a child of God and has knowledge of God.
If any fellowship
And hope does not put to shame; because our hearts are full of the love of God through the Holy Spirit which is given to us.
You are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if the Spirit of God is in you. But if any man has not the Spirit of Christ he is not one of his.
1 Corinthians 3:16
Do you not see that you are God's holy house, and that the Spirit of God has his place in you?
1 Corinthians 6:19
Or are you not conscious that your body is a house for the Holy Spirit which is in you, and which has been given to you by God? and you are not the owners of yourselves;
1 Corinthians 12:13
For through the baptism of the one Spirit we were all formed into one body, Jews or Greeks, servants or free men, and were all made full of the same Spirit.
2 Corinthians 13:14
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the harmony of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
And because you are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, saying, Abba, Father.
In whom you, having been given the true word, the good news of your salvation, and through your faith in him, were given the sign of the Holy Spirit of hope,
Because through him the two of us are able to come near in one Spirit to the Father.
There is one body and one Spirit, even as you have been marked out by God in the one hope of his purpose for you;
1 Peter 1:2
Who, through the purpose of God, have been made holy by the Spirit, disciples of Jesus, made clean by his blood: May you have grace and peace in full measure.
1 John 3:24
He who keeps his laws is in God and God is in him. And the Spirit which he gave us is our witness that he is in us.
If any bowels
For God is my witness, how my love goes out to you all in the loving mercies of Christ Jesus.
As saints of God, then, holy and dearly loved, let your behaviour be marked by pity and mercy, kind feeling, a low opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, and a power of undergoing all things;