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 your tribulation, and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
Behold, I give those of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie??ehold, I will make them to come and worship before your feet, and to know that I loved you.
nevertheless, that which ye have, hold fast till I come.
Remember, therefore, how you have received, and did hear; and keep it, and repent. If, therefore, you do not watch, I will come as a thief, and you shall not know at what hour I will come upon you.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
but prove all things, hold fast that which is good.
2 Timothy 1:13
Hold the pattern of healthful words which you heard from me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
but Christ as a Son over His own house; Whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the glorying of our hope firm to the end.
let us hold fast the confession of the hope without wavering (for faithful is He Who promised);
"I know your works. Behold, I have set before you a door opened, which no one can shut; because you have a little power, and kept My word, and did not deny My name.
Then will they deliver you up to tribulation, and will slay you; and ye will be hated by all the nations for My name's sake.
And ye will be hated by all for My name's sake.
and here he has authority from the high priests to bind all those calling on Thy name."
Do they not blaspheme the worthy name by which ye were called?
"And, when they persecute you in this city, flee into the next; for verily I say to you, ye will in no wise finish the cities of Israel, till the Son of Man come!
1 Timothy 5:8
But, if any one provides not for his own, and especially for his own household, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.
2 Timothy 2:12
if we endure, we shall also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He will also deny us;
Beloved, while giving all diligence to write to you of the common salvation, I was constrained to write to you, exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once for all delivered to the saints.
and, when the blood of Stephen, Thy witness, was poured forth, I myself also was standing by, and approving, and guarding the garments of those who slew him.
Not yet did ye resist unto blood, contending against sin;