after the Spirit.
Be not therefore weak in faith, nor stagger at the promise of God through unbelief.
But, be of good cheer, thy sins be forgiven thee.
It is God that justifieth.
It is Christ that died.
Brethren, press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Be faithful unto death, and he will give thee a crown of life.
His grace is sufficient for thee.
2 Corinthians 12:9
Look up, for your redemption draweth nigh.
There remaineth therefore a rest for the people of God.
Wherefore, comfort one another with these words.
1 Thessalonians 4:18
But, do you prefer Jerusalem above your chief joy?
Do the ways of Zion mourn?
Is there none to guide her among all the sons whom she hath brought forth,
neither any that taketh her by the hand, of all the sons that she hath brought up?
Do her enemies roar, and say in their hearts, let us destroy them together;
rase it, rase it even to the foundation thereof?
Do your hearts tremble for the
ark of God;
1 Samuel 4:13
and do you fear, that after your departure, grievous wolves will enter in, not sparing the flock?
Do you weep when you remember Zion?
behold the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David hath prevailed.
The government is upon his shoulder;
his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace;
and of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end,
to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth, even for ever.
For God will save Zion;
the seed also of his servants shall inherit it.
Art thou grieved for the afflictions of Joseph,
and saying, by whom shall Jacob arise, for he is small?
Behold the man whose name is the BRANCH.
He shall build the temple of the LORD, even he shall build the temple of the Lord;
and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule upon his throne;
and he shall be a priest upon his throne.
The pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his hand;