Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
by whom we have been introduced through faith to the favor of God that we now enjoy, and let us glory in our hope of sharing the glory of God.
May God, the source of hope, fill you with perfect happiness and peace in your faith, so that you may have overflowing hope through the power of the holy Spirit.
Be glad and exult over it, for you will be richly rewarded in heaven, for that is the way they persecuted the prophets who went before you!
But do not be glad that the spirits submit to you, but be glad that your names are enrolled in heaven."
1 Corinthians 13:13
So faith, hope, and love endure. These are the great three, and the greatest of them is love.
Now, my brothers, goodbye, and the Lord be with you. I do not mind writing the same thing over and over to you; it is necessary for your safety.
Goodbye, and the Lord be with you always. Again I say, goodbye.
to whom God has chosen to make known among the heathen how glorious this mystery of Christ in you, the promise of glorification, really is.
1 Thessalonians 5:8
but we who belong to the day must be composed, wearing faith and love for a coat of mail, and helmeted with the hope of salvation.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and kindly given us unfailing encouragement and a well-founded hope,
while we wait for the fulfilment of our blessed hope in the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus.
so that we might be made upright through his mercy and become possessors of eternal life in fulfilment of our hope.
but Christ's faithfulness was that of a son set over the house of God. And we are that house, if we keep up our courage and our triumphant hope to the very end.
Therefore, God in his desire to make it perfectly clear to those to whom he made his promise, that his purpose was unalterable, bound himself with an oath,
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has caused us to be born anew to a life of hope through Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead,
1 Peter 4:13
but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.
1 John 3:1
Think what love the Father has had for us, in letting us be called God's children, for that is what we are. This is why the world does not know what we are??ecause it has never come to know him.
Those who by persistently doing right strive for glory, honor, and immortality will have eternal life,
More than that, we ought to glory in our troubles, for we know that trouble produces endurance,
But when we hope for something that we do not see, we wait persistently for it.
For everything that was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that by being steadfast and through the encouragement the Scriptures give, we might hold our hope fast.
But the seed in the good soil means those who listen to the message and keep it in good, true hearts, and yield unfailingly.
It is by your endurance that you will win your souls.
Then, so mighty is his majesty, he will nerve you perfectly with strength for the cheerful exercise of endurance and forbearance in every situation,
1 Thessalonians 1:3
for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
As a result, we ourselves speak of you with pride in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in the face of all the persecutions and troubles you are having to endure.
2 Thessalonians 3:5
May the Lord guide your hearts into a sense of God's love and into a steadfastness like Christ's.
1 Timothy 6:11
But you, man of God, must fly from these things. Strive for uprightness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
2 Timothy 3:10
But you have closely followed my teaching, my conduct, my aim, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness,
so that you may never grow careless, but may learn to follow the example of those who through their faith and endurance are the possessors of God's promises.
but you will need endurance if you are to carry out God's will and receive the blessing he has promised.
Therefore, let us too, with such a crowd of witnesses about us, throw off every impediment and the entanglement of sin, and run with determination the race for which we are entered,
for you know that the testing of your faith leads to steadfastness,
So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer has to wait for the precious crop from the ground, and be patient with it, until it gets the early and the late rains.
1 Peter 2:19
For God approves a man if from a sense of duty he endures suffering unjustly inflicted??20 for what credit is there in your enduring being beaten for doing wrong? But if you endure suffering for doing what is right, you have God's approval.
2 Peter 1:6
knowledge with self-control, self-control with steadfastness, steadfastness with piety,
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.
And he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him in the middle of the night, and says to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves,
They were all devoting themselves with one mind to prayer, with the women and Mary, Jesus' mother, and his brothers.
And they devoted themselves to the teaching and the society of the apostles, the breaking of bread, and prayer.
while we devote ourselves to prayer and to delivering the message."
So Peter was kept in the jail, but the church was praying earnestly to God for him.
2 Corinthians 12:8
Three times I have prayed to the Lord about this, begging that it might leave me,
Use every kind of prayer and entreaty, and at every opportunity pray in the Spirit. Be on the alert about it; devote yourselves constantly to prayer for all God's people
Have no anxiety about anything, but make all your wants known to God in prayer and entreaty, and with thanksgiving.
Be persistent in prayer and wide awake about it when you give thanks.
1 Thessalonians 5:17
Never give up praying.
For Jesus in his life on earth offered prayers and entreaties, crying aloud with tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and because of his piety his prayer was heard.
and the prayer offered in faith will save the sick man; the Lord will restore him to health, and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is near. Be serious and collected, therefore, and pray.
1 John 5:14
And we have confidence in him, that if we ask him for anything that is in accordance with his will, he will listen to us.