But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. 1 Thessalonians 4:13. To the afflicted ones I would say, be of good comfort
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. 1 Corinthians 15:19, 20. Christ arose from
Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. 1 Corinthians 15:34. A decided advancement in spirituality, piety, charity, and activity, has been made … in the —– church.
And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure. 1 John 3:3. John was a teacher of holiness, and in his letters to the church he laid down unerring rules for the conduct
To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. Revelation 3:21. James and John presented through their mother a petition
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. Luke 19:10. “The chief among the publicans,” Zacchaeus, was a Jew, and detested by his countrymen. His rank and wealth were the reward of
And who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this? Esther 4:14. A certain day was appointed on which the Jews were to be destroyed and their property confiscated. Little did the king realize