"An entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting
kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ." II Peter 1:11.
"God hath given unto us eternal life - and this life is in his Son. That ye
may know ye have eternal life." I John 5:11, 13.
"Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls."
I Peter 1.
"Jesus Christ hath abolished death, and brought life and immortality to
light through the Gospel." II Timothy 1:10.
"I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation."
"The redeemed of the Lord shall return and come with singing unto Zion,
and everlasting joy shall be upon their head: they shall obtain Joy and
gladness, and sorrow and mourning shall flee away." Isaiah 51:11.
"We rejoice in hope of the glory of God." Romans 5:2.
"Whom, having not seen, ye love: in whom, though now ye see Him not, yet
believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable, and full of glory."
I Peter 1:8.
"For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not
ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is
able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day."
II Timothy 1:12.
"But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven,
and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,
And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on
the right hand of God." Acts 7:55-56. - New Testament Martyr, Stephen.
"O, my heavenly Father, thou hast revealed to me thy Son, our Lord Jesus
Christ. I have, preached him, I have confessed him , I love him, and I
worship him as my dearest Friend and Redeemer. Into thy hands I commit my
spirit. God of truth thou hast redeemed me." Martin Luther, Reformer
"Oh, what prospects are before me in the blessed world whither I am going!
Will you not share my joy, and help me to praise, that soon I shall leave
this body of sin and death behind, and enter on the perfection of my spiritual
nature? Sweet affliction, now it worketh glory, glory!" Samuel Pearce.
"I cannot tell the comforts I feel in my soul; they are past expression.
The consolations of God are so abundant that he leaves me nothing to pray
for. My prayers are all converted into praise. I enjoy a heaven already in
my soul. Augustus Toplady, the writer of "Rock of Ages."