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 separate us from the love of Christ? Will trouble, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
As for you, you meant to harm me, but God intended it for a good purpose, so he could preserve the lives of many people, as you can see this day.
Remember the whole way by which he has brought you these forty years through the desert so that he might, by humbling you, test you to see if you have it within you to keep his commandments or not.
For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.
"I, the Lord, the God of Israel, say: 'The exiles whom I sent away from here to the land of Babylon are like those good figs. I consider them to be good.
Then I will bring the remaining third into the fire; I will refine them like silver is refined and will test them like gold is tested. They will call on my name and I will answer; I will say, 'These are my people,' and they will say, 'The Lord is my God.'"
2 Corinthians 4:15
For all these things are for your sake, so that the grace that is including more and more people may cause thanksgiving to increase to the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if our earthly house, the tent we live in, is dismantled, we have a building from God, a house not built by human hands, that is eternal in the heavens.
for I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
This is evidence of God's righteous judgment, to make you worthy of the kingdom of God, for which in fact you are suffering.
"For the Lord disciplines the one he loves and chastises every son he accepts."
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
1 Peter 1:7
Such trials show the proven character of your faith, which is much more valuable than gold -- gold that is tested by fire, even though it is passing away -- and will bring praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.
All those I love, I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent!
And hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
and showing covenant faithfulness to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
You must love the Lord your God with your whole mind, your whole being, and all your strength.
Then I said, "Please, O LORD God of heaven, great and awesome God, who keeps his loving covenant with those who love him and obey his commandments,
The descendants of his servants will inherit it, and those who are loyal to him will live in it.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.'
1 Corinthians 2:9
But just as it is written, "Things that no eye has seen, or ear heard, or mind imagined, are the things God has prepared for those who love him."
Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.
Listen, my dear brothers and sisters! Did not God choose the poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?
1 John 4:10
In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.
1 John 5:2
By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and obey his commandments.
And those he predestined, he also called; and those he called, he also justified; and those he justified, he also glorified.
You also are among them, called to belong to Jesus Christ.
even before they were born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's purpose in election would stand, not by works but by his calling) --
The earth will tremble and writhe in agony. For the Lord will carry out his plan. He plans to make the land of Babylonia a wasteland where no one lives.
When the Gentiles heard this, they began to rejoice and praise the word of the Lord, and all who had been appointed for eternal life believed.
But when the one who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace was pleased
He did this when he revealed to us the secret of his will, according to his good pleasure that he set forth in Christ,
This was according to the eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord,
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God did not destine us for wrath but for gaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
2 Timothy 2:19
However, God's solid foundation remains standing, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."
1 Peter 5:10
And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.