Earnest, Earnestlyearnest expectation … waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God, Rom. 8:19.given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts, 2 Cor. 1:22 (5:5).earnest of our inheritance, Eph. 1:14.we ought to give the more earnest heed, Heb. 2:1.earnestly contend for the faith, Jude 1:3.seek ye earnestly the best gifts, D&C 46:8.they also seek not earnestly the riches of eternity, D&C 68:31.