Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
1 Corinthians 13:1
For tho' I should speak with the eloquence of men, and of angels, and not have social affection, I should be like sounding brass, or a noisy cymbal.
to all this add love, which is the band of perfect union:
1 Thessalonians 3:6
but Timothy, upon his arrival here from you, brings us the agreeable news of the perseverance of your faith and charity, that you always make honourable mention of us, and that you desire to see us as ardently as we do to see you.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are oblig'd, my brethren, to render thanks to God continually upon your account, as it is but just; since your faith still improves, and your mutual love is always increasing.
1 Timothy 1:5
such a charge will produce that charity, which arises from purity, from a good conscience, and a sincere belief:
1 Peter 4:8
but above all, let your mutual benevolence be intense, for benevolence cancels a multitude of offences.
2 Peter 1:7
to piety, fraternal affection: and to fraternal affection, universal benevolence.
thou hast suffer'd, hast patience, for my name's sake thou hast laboured, and hast not fainted.
nevertheless, I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.
every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he takes away: as for the branch that bears fruit, he prunes it clean, to make it more fruitful.
2 Peter 3:18
on the contrary, may you increase in the favour, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! to him be glory both now and for ever. AMEN.
who shall be found so employed, at his master's return.