Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Who will come between us and the love of Christ? Will trouble, or pain, or cruel acts, or the need of food or of clothing, or danger, or the sword?
And not only so, but let us have joy in our troubles: in the knowledge that trouble gives us the power of waiting;
As for you, it was in your mind to do me evil, but God has given a happy outcome, the salvation of numbers of people, as you see today.
And keep in mind the way by which the Lord your God has taken you through the waste land these forty years, so that he might make low your pride and put you to the test, to see what was in your heart and if you would keep his orders or not.
God is our harbour and our strength, a very present help in trouble.
This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, has said: Like these good figs, so in my eyes will be the prisoners of Judah, whom I have sent from this place into the land of the Chaldaeans for their good.
And I will make the third part go through the fire, cleaning them as silver is made clean, and testing them as gold is tested: and they will make their prayer to me and I will give them an answer: I will say, It is my people; and they will say, The Lord is my God.
2 Corinthians 4:15
For we go through all things on account of you, because the greater the number to whom the grace is given, the greater is the praise to the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we are conscious that if this our tent of flesh is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in heaven.
For I am conscious that this will be for my salvation, through your prayer and the giving out of the stored wealth of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
2 Thessalonians 1:5
Which is a clear sign of the decision which God in his righteousness has made; to give you a part in his kingdom, for which you have undergone this pain;
For the Lord sends punishment on his loved ones; everyone whom he takes as his son has experience of his rod.
Because you have the knowledge that the testing of your faith gives you the power of going on in hope;
1 Peter 1:7
So that the true metal of your faith, being of much greater value than gold (which, though it comes to an end, is tested by fire), may come to light in praise and glory and honour, at the revelation of Jesus Christ:
To all those who are dear to me, I give sharp words and punishment: then with all your heart have sorrow for your evil ways.
And hope does not put to shame; because our hearts are full of the love of God through the Holy Spirit which is given to us.
And I will have mercy through a thousand generations on those who have love for me and keep my laws.
And the Lord your God is to be loved with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.
And said, O Lord, the God of heaven, the great God, greatly to be feared, keeping faith and mercy with those who have love for him and are true to his laws:
The seed of his servants will have their part in it, and there the lovers of his name will have rest.
And you are to have love for the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.
1 Corinthians 2:9
But as it says in the holy Writings, Things which the eye saw not, and which had not come to the ears or into the heart of man, such things as God has made ready for those who have love for him.
There is a blessing on the man who undergoes testing; because, if he has God's approval, he will be given the crown of life, which the Lord has said he will give to those who have love for him.
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?
1 John 4:10
And this is love, not that we had love for God, but that he had love for us, and sent his Son to be an offering for our sins.
1 John 5:2
In this way, we are certain that we have love for the children of God, when we have love for God and keep his laws.
And those who were marked out by him were named; and those who were named were given righteousness; and to those to whom he gave righteousness, in the same way he gave glory.
Among whom you in the same way have been marked out to be disciples of Jesus Christ:
Before the children had come into existence, or had done anything good or bad, in order that God's purpose and his selection might be effected, not by works, but by him whose purpose it is,
And the land is shaking and in pain: for the purposes of the Lord are fixed, to make the land of Babylon an unpeopled waste.
And the Gentiles, hearing this, were glad and gave glory to the word of God: and those marked out by God for eternal life had faith.
But when it was the good pleasure of God, by whom I was marked out even from my mother's body, through his grace,
Having made clear to us the secret of his purpose, in agreement with the design which he had in mind, to put into his hands
Which is seen in his eternal purpose in Christ Jesus our Lord:
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God's purpose for us is not wrath, but salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But it is right for us to give praise to God at all times for you, brothers, loved by the Lord, because it was the purpose of God from the first that you might have salvation, being made holy by the Spirit and by faith in what is true:
2 Timothy 2:19
But God's strong base is unchanging, having this sign, The Lord has knowledge of those who are his: and, Let everyone by whom the name of the Lord is named be turned away from evil.
1 Peter 5:10
And after you have undergone pain for a little time, the God of all grace who has given you a part in his eternal glory through Christ Jesus, will himself give you strength and support, and make you complete in every good thing;