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, 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.
he hath leadeth into captivity, shall be led into captivity: he that killeth with the sword, shall perish by the sword. here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
here is the patience of the saints, who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
and let us not be left under temptation, but deliver us from the evil one."
watch and pray that ye may not sink under the trial: the mind indeed is vigorous, but the flesh is weak.
1 Corinthians 10:13
you have met with no trials yet, but such as are common to men: and God who is faithful, will not suffer you to be tempted above your strength; but will with the temptation make a way to escape, by enabling you to bear it.
wherefore invest yourselves with the set of divine armour, that ye may be able to withstand in the difficult day, and having overcome all to maintain your ground.
2 Peter 2:9
I say, the Lord will deliver those, who fear him, from their affliction, and reserve the wicked to be punish'd at the day of judgment.
and this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world, to testify to all nations, that the end will then come.
I declare unto you, in whatever quarter of the world this part of the gospel-history shall be related, this action of hers shall be mention'd to her praise.
At that time, Cesar Augustus published an edict, to make a register of the Roman empire.
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is celebrated through the whole world.
can a fig-tree, my brethren, produce olives, or a vine figs? no more can the sea yield water that is fresh.
1 Peter 4:12
My dear brethren, don't be surpriz'd at your being brought as it were to the test of fire; as if some strange thing had happen'd to you.
by your perseverance you will save your souls.