Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
I, John, your brother and companion in the distress, the kingdom, and the endurance that Jesus brings, found myself on the island called Patmos, for uttering God's message and testifying to Jesus.
Whoever is destined for captivity will go into captivity; whoever kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. On this fact rests the endurance and fidelity of God's people.
On this fact rests the endurance of God's people, who obey God's commands and cling to their faith in Jesus.
And do not subject us to temptation, But save us from the evil one.'
You must all watch, and pray that you may not be exposed to trial! One's spirit is eager, but flesh and blood are weak!"
1 Corinthians 10:13
It is no superhuman temptation that you have had. And God can be depended on, not to let you be tried beyond your strength, but when temptation comes, to give you a way out of it, so that you can withstand it.
So you must take God's armor, so that when the evil day comes you will be able to make a stand, and when it is all over to hold your ground.
And this good news of the kingdom will be preached all over the world, to testify to all the heathen, and then the end will come.
I tell you, wherever the good news is preached all over the world, what she has done will also be told in memory of her."
In those days an edict was issued by the Emperor Augustus that a census of the whole world should be taken.
First I thank my God through Jesus Christ about you all, because the news of your faith is spreading all over the world.
Can a fig tree produce olives, my brothers, or a grape vine figs? A salt spring cannot give fresh water.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,
It is by your endurance that you will win your souls.