Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:
Not many mighty
Not many mighty
It seemed good to me, having made observation, with great care, of the direction of events in their order, to put the facts in writing for you, most noble Theophilus;
So he came to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. And there was a certain man of high position whose son was ill at Capernaum.
After these things, Joseph of Arimathaea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, made a request to Pilate to let him take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate said he might do so. So he went and took away his body.
Who was with the ruler, Sergius Paulus, an able man. This man sent for Barnabas and Saul, desiring to have knowledge of the word of God.
But some men gave him their support: among whom was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.
All the saints send their love to you, specially those who are of Caesar's house.
But let the brother of low position be glad that he is lifted up;
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?
2 John 1:1
I, a ruler in the church, send word to the noble sister who is of God's selection, and to her children, for whom I have true love; and not only I, but all who have knowledge of what is true;