Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
So then, my brothers and sisters, dear friends whom I long to see, my joy and crown, stand in the Lord in this way, my dear friends!
1 Corinthians 4:14
I am not writing these things to shame you, but to correct you as my dear children.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,
because of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now.
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself to have attained this. Instead I am single-minded: Forgetting the things that are behind and reaching out for the things that are ahead,
The reward which the righteous receive is life; the recompense which the wicked receive is judgment.
The appetite of the sluggard craves but gets nothing, but the desire of the diligent will be abundantly satisfied.
From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and forceful people lay hold of it.
Someone asked him, "Lord, will only a few be saved?" So he said to them,
Do not work for the food that disappears, but for the food that remains to eternal life -- the food which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has put his seal of approval on him."
eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,
1 Corinthians 9:24
Do you not know that all the runners in a stadium compete, but only one receives the prize? So run to win.
1 Corinthians 15:58
So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Do not be deceived. God will not be made a fool. For a person will reap what he sows,
1 Thessalonians 1:3
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Thus we must make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by following the same pattern of disobedience.
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name, in having served and continuing to serve the saints.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us,
2 Peter 1:5
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.
Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I too may be encouraged by hearing news about you.
And do this because we know the time, that it is already the hour for us to awake from sleep, for our salvation is now nearer than when we became believers.
1 Corinthians 9:20
To the Jews I became like a Jew to gain the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under the law (though I myself am not under the law) to gain those under the law.
2 Timothy 2:10
So I endure all things for the sake of those chosen by God, that they too may obtain salvation in Christ Jesus and its eternal glory.
Therefore let us enact a covenant with our God to send away all these women and their offspring, in keeping with your counsel, my lord, and that of those who respect the commandments of our God. And let it be done according to the law.
Serve the Lord in fear! Repent in terror!
My body trembles because I fear you; I am afraid of your judgments.
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
But stand up and enter the city and you will be told what you must do."
Calling for lights, the jailer rushed in and fell down trembling at the feet of Paul and Silas.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness and in fear and with much trembling.
2 Corinthians 7:15
And his affection for you is much greater when he remembers the obedience of you all, how you welcomed him with fear and trembling.
Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,
Therefore we must be wary that, while the promise of entering his rest remains open, none of you may seem to have come short of it.
So since we are receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us give thanks, and through this let us offer worship pleasing to God in devotion and awe.