Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Or things on high, or things under the earth, or anything which is made, will be able to come between us and the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
But the mercy of the Lord is eternal for his worshippers, and their children's children will see his righteousness;
From far away he saw the Lord: my love for you is an eternal love: so with mercy I have made you come with me.
And I give them eternal life; they will never come to destruction, and no one will ever take them out of my hand.
Now before the feast of the Passover, it was clear to Jesus that the time had come for him to go away from this world to the Father. Having once had love for those in the world who were his, his love for them went on to the end.
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:
And from Jesus Christ, the true witness, the first to come back from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who had love for us and has made us clean from our sins by his blood;
And if we are children, we have a right to a part in the heritage; a part in the things of God, together with Christ; so that if we have a part in his pain, we will in the same way have a part in his glory.
And not only so, but let us have joy in our troubles: in the knowledge that trouble gives us the power of waiting;
Happy are those who are attacked on account of righteousness: for the kingdom of heaven will be theirs.
And have no fear of those who put to death the body, but are not able to put to death the soul. But have fear of him who has power to give soul and body to destruction in hell.
But before all this, they will take you and be very cruel to you, giving you up to the Synagogues and to prisons, taking you before kings and rulers, because of my name.
I have said all these things to you so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble: but take heart! I have overcome the world.
Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.
Only that the Holy Spirit makes clear to me in every town that prison and pains are waiting for me.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our present trouble, which is only for a short time, is working out for us a much greater weight of glory;
2 Corinthians 6:4
But in everything making it clear that we are the servants of God, in quiet strength, in troubles, in need, in sorrow,
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they servants of Christ? (I am talking foolishly) I am more so; I have had more experience of hard work, of prisons, of blows more than measure, of death.
2 Timothy 1:12
And for which I undergo these things: but I have no feeling of shame. For I have knowledge of him in whom I have faith, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have given into his care till that day.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first meeting with my judges, no one took my part, but all went away from me. May it not be put to their account.
Give thought to him who has undergone so much of the hate of sinners against himself, so that you may not be tired and feeble of purpose.
Let it be all joy to you, my brothers, when you undergo tests of every sort;
1 Peter 1:5
Who, by the power of God are kept, through faith, for that salvation, which will be seen at the last day.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear brothers, do not be surprised, as if it was something strange, if your faith is tested as by fire:
And I said to him, My lord, you have knowledge. And he said to me, These are they who came through the great testing, and their robes have been washed and made white in the blood of the Lamb.