Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.
The seventh angel blew his trumpet; and there followed loud voices in Heaven which said, "The sovereignty of the world now belongs to our Lord and His Christ; and He will be King until the Ages of the Ages."
Then the seventh angel poured his bowl into the air; and a loud voice came out of the sanctuary from the throne, saying, "Everything is now ready."
while a voice came from Heaven, saying, "This is My Son, the dearly loved, in whom is My delight."
If we live, we live to the Lord: if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
1 Corinthians 15:18
It follows also that those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we believe that Jesus has died and risen again, we also believe that, through Jesus, God will bring with Him those who shall have passed away.
1 Thessalonians 5:10
who died on our behalf, so that whether we are awake or are sleeping we may share His Life.
For when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave me drink; when I was homeless, you gave me a welcome;
"But I charge you, so to use the wealth which is ever tempting to dishonesty as to win friends who, when it fails, shall welcome you to the tents that never perish.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord.
Do not deceive yourselves. God is not to be scoffed at. For whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
Nay, even if my life is to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I rejoice, and I congratulate you all.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have gone through the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have guarded the faith.
For God is not unjust so that He is unmindful of your labour and of the love which you have manifested towards Himself in having rendered services to His people and in still rendering them.