Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
and not only they, but even those who have the first fruits of the spirit, even we our selves do inwardly groan for the fruit of our adoption, by the deliverance of our body from corruption.
who by patient continuance in well doing, seek for glory, honour, and immortality;
be joyful in hope; be patient under affliction; persevere in prayer;
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.
being fortified in so effectual a manner, as to sustain your trials with constancy and joy:
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.
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.
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.