Therefore, my brothers, ones loved and longed for, my joy and crown, stand fast in this way in the Lord, beloved ones.
Only let your conduct be as becomes the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you, or else am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, striving together with one mind for the faith of the gospel,
For God is my witness how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
Now you are clean through the Word which I have spoken to you.
indeed to those who with patience in good work are seeking for glory, and honor, and incorruptibility, everlasting life.
holding forth the Word of Life, so that I may rejoice with you in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain nor labored in vain.
Hope in Jehovah; be of good courage, and He shall make your heart strong; yea, hope in Jehovah.
Then Jesus said to the Jews who believed on Him, If you continue in My Word, you are My disciples indeed.
who was glad when he had come and had seen the grace of God. And he exhorted all with purpose of heart to remain near to the Lord.
So that, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not without fruit in the Lord.
even as you have recognized us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as you also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
A Song of degrees. They who trust in Jehovah shall be like Mount Zion; it is not shaken, but remains forever.
And they were continuing steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine, and in fellowship and in the breaking of the loaves, and in prayers.
confirming the souls of the disciples, calling on them to continue in the faith and that through much tribulation we must enter into the kingdom of God.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and do not again be held with the yoke of bondage.
Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.
For he longed after you all and was full of heaviness, because you had heard that he had been sick.
For our citizenship is in Heaven, from which also we are looking for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
Epaphras greets you, he being of you, a servant of Christ, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
For what is our hope or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are you not even to be in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming?
for now we live, if you stand fast in the Lord.
in order to establish your hearts blameless in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints.
Therefore, my brothers, stand fast and hold the teachings which you have been taught, whether by word or by our letter.
For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end,
Since then we have a great High Priest who has passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering (for He is faithful who promised),
Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great recompense of reward.
Then, all these things being about to be dissolved, what sort ought you to be in holy behavior and godliness,
Therefore, beloved, knowing beforehand, beware lest being led away with the error of the lawless, you fall from your own steadfastness.
But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,
Now to Him being able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you before His glory without blemish, with unspeakable joy;
Because you have kept the Word of My patience, I also will keep you from the hour of temptation which will come upon all the habitable world, to try those who dwell upon the earth.
And you will be hated of all men for My name's sake, but the one who endures to the end shall be kept safe.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
- Acts 14:22
- Romans 2:7
- 1 Corinthians 15:58
- 1 Corinthians 16:13
- Galatians 5:1
- Ephesians 6:10
- Colossians 4:12
- 1 Thessalonians 3:8
- 2 Thessalonians 2:15
- 2 Timothy 2:1
- Hebrews 3:14
- Hebrews 4:14
- Hebrews 10:23
- 2 Peter 3:17
- Jude 1:20
- Revelation 3:10