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And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.
one Simon of Cyrene, the father of Alexander and Rufus, as he pass'd by in his return out of the country, was compell'd to carry the cross.
and he that does not bear his cross, and tread in my steps, cannot be my disciple.
1 Corinthians 13:7
it excuses all things, believes what is favourable, hopes for the best, and suffers the worst.
bear with one another's infirmities, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
let us therefore decamp, and bear the reproach of following his example:
I JOHN, who am your brother, and partake in the tribulation, in the reign, and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony I gave of Jesus Christ.
because you have kept my precept about patience, I also will keep you in the time of persecution, which shall happen to all the world, to try the inhabitants of the earth.
but by the good ground is meant such persons as have received the doctrine with simplicity and sincerity, abide by it, and practise it with perseverance.
by your perseverance you will save your souls.
who by patient continuance in well doing, seek for glory, honour, and immortality;
and not only so, but we triumph in tribulation also, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, probation;
but if we hope for what is yet to come, our patience does necessarily intervene.
be joyful in hope; be patient under affliction; persevere in prayer;
now whatever was heretofore writ, was writ for our instruction; that we through patience and the comfortable promises of the scriptures might have hope.
being fortified in so effectual a manner, as to sustain your trials with constancy and joy:
2 Thessalonians 3:5
may the Lord qualify your hearts with divine affection, and a patient expectation of Jesus Christ.
but imitate the example of those who by faith and patience have obtain'd the inheritance that was promis'd to them.
for it is necessary you should persevere, that after having perform'd what God has commanded, you may receive what he has promised.
Wherefore, since we are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every incumbrance, and the sin which does so easily embarrass us, and let us pursue with constancy the course that is proposed to us:
that the bringing your faith to the test, produces constancy.
As for you, my brethren, bear your sufferings with constancy, till the advent of the Lord. the farmer, from the prospect of a golden crop, patiently expects the showers of the spring and the autumn.
2 Peter 1:6
to knowledge, temperance: to temperance, patience: to patience, piety:
salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour for the Lord. salute my dear Persis, who laboured much in the gospel.
1 Corinthians 16:16
I beseech you be subservient, and to every one that helpeth us with his labours.
2 Corinthians 5:9
wherefore I studiously endeavour, whether staying in it, or departing out of it, to be acceptable to him.
2 Corinthians 6:5
from imprisonments, from tumults, from labours, from watchings, from penury.
2 Corinthians 10:15
I don't assume to myself the credit of other men's labours in another province, but hope, that when your faith is increased, the bounds now prescribed will be enlarged by you yet farther;
2 Corinthians 11:23
so am I: are they ministers of Christ? is it my vanity? I am more so: in toilsome labours I surpass them, in stripes I am exceedingly beyond them, in prisons I have been oftner, and frequently in the very jaws of death.
you, who display the doctrine of eternal life) that in the day of Christ I may have the satisfaction of not having pursued my laborious course in vain.
yea, I intreat thee too, my faithful collegue, to assist them both, for they assisted me in the gospel, as well as Clement, and my other collegues, whose names are in the book of life.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
never forgetting the effects of your faith, your charitable offices, and the constancy of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ; of which God is our witness.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
for you remember, my brethren, our labour and toil: how we worked day and night, that in preaching the gospel of God, we might not be chargeable to any of you.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
We entreat you, brethren, to respect those, who labour in the ministry, who by divine appointment preside over you, and instruct you.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
that we did not eat any man's bread for nothing: but with toil and fatigue work'd night and day to avoid being chargeable to any of you:
1 Timothy 4:10
for to that end we expose ourselves to trouble and reproach, because we hope in the living God, who is the saviour of all men, especially of believers.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the presbyters that govern well receive a double salary, especially those who are employ'd in preaching and instructing.
for God is too just to his promise not to regard your piety, and the love which you have shewn to the christian religion by the assistance ye have given to the saints, and still continue to give.
Jesus propos'd likewise this parable to them, to show that they should persevere in prayer, and not be discouraged.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore, having by the divine favour such a ministry, I exert myself:
let us then not be weary in doing good, for in due season we shall reap, if we be not tired.
2 Thessalonians 3:13
As for you, my brethren, be not weary of your commendable industry:
for you should consider how he endured such opposition from sinners against himself, lest ye be tired out, and quite despond.
by your perseverance you will save your souls.