Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
I know thy works and tribulation and poverty (but thou are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say themselves to be Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
Behold, I give of the synagogue of Satan, those who say themselves to be Jews, and are not, but lie, behold, I will make them so that they will come and bow down before thy feet, and may know that I have loved thee.
But hold firm what ye have until I come.
Remember therefore how thou have received and heard, and be on guard, and repent. If therefore thou will not watch, I will come upon thee as a thief, and thou will, no, not know what hour I will come upon thee.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
but examine all things. Hold firm the good.
2 Timothy 1:13
Hold the pattern of sound words that thou heard from me, in faith and love in Christ Jesus.
but Christ as a Son over his house, whose house we are, if only we keep in possession our confidence and pride of hope, firm until the end.
Let us hold firm the affirmation of the hope unwavering, for he who promised is faithful.
I know thy works. Behold, I have given before thee an opened door that none is able to shut it, because thou have little power, and thou keep my word, and did not deny my name.
Then they will deliver you up for tribulation, and will kill you, and ye will be hated by all the nations because of my name.
And ye will be hated by all men because of my name.
And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call upon thy name.
Do they not blaspheme the good name that was called upon you?
But when they persecute you in this city, flee into the other, for truly I say to you, ye will, no, not have completed the cities of Israel, until the Son of man comes.
1 Timothy 5:8
But if any man does not provide for his own, and especially those belonging his household, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, we will also reign together. If we renounce him, that man will also renounce us.
Beloved, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you exhorting you to earnestly contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the sanctified.
And when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I myself also was standing by, and approving his killing, and keeping the garments of those who killed him.
Ye have not yet resisted as far as blood, struggling against sin.