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 true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and put no confidence in the flesh,
Then the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be to all the people.
I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.
"These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.
So you have sorrow now, but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.
But now I am coming to you, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
And again, Isaiah says: "There shall be a root of Jesse; and he who shall rise to rule over the Gentiles, in him the Gentiles shall hope."
1 Corinthians 15:31
I protest, brethren, by my pride in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die every day.
2 Corinthians 1:5
For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort overflows.
2 Corinthians 2:14
But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumph, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope by grace,
so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
1 Peter 1:6
In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have to suffer various trials,
If any comfort
If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love.
And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they ate together with glad and sincere hearts,
Now the company of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed that any of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had everything in common.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
that their hearts may be encouraged as they are knit together in love, to have all the riches of assured understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ himself,
1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
If any fellowship
And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
But you are not in the flesh, you are in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ he does not belong to him.
1 Corinthians 3:16
Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?
1 Corinthians 6:19
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;
1 Corinthians 12:13
For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one bodywhether Jews or Greeks, slaves or freeand we were all made to drink of one Spirit.
2 Corinthians 13:14
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
Because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, "Abba! Father!"
In him, you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having also believed, you were sealed in him with the promised Holy Spirit,
for through him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.
There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call,
1 Peter 1:2
who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling with his blood: may grace and peace be yours in abundance.
1 John 3:24
Now those who keep his commandments abide in him, and he in them. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us.
If any bowels
For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.
So, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;