Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Labour

1 Corinthians 9:6
Or do Barnabas and I alone have no right to refrain from working?
Acts 18:3
and being of the same occupation, stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.
Acts 20:34
You yourselves know that these hands have provided for my needs and for those who were with me.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For you remember our labor and hardship, brothers. Working night and day so that we would not burden any of you, we preached God’s gospel to you.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
we did not eat anyone’s food free of charge; instead, we labored and struggled, working night and day, so that we would not be a burden to any of you.
1 Timothy 4:10
In fact, we labor and strive for this, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of everyone, especially of those who believe.

Being reviled

Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Luke 6:28
bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
Luke 23:34
[Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, because they do not know what they are doing.”] And they divided His clothes and cast lots.
Acts 7:60
Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not charge them with this sin!” And saying this, he fell asleep.
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
1 Peter 2:23
when He was reviled,
He did not revile in return;
when He was suffering,
He did not threaten
but entrusted Himself to the One who judges justly.
1 Peter 3:9
not paying back evil for evil or insult for insult but, on the contrary, giving a blessing, since you were called for this, so that you can inherit a blessing.
Jude 1:9
Yet Michael the archangel, when he was disputing with the Devil in a debate about Moses’ body, did not dare bring an abusive condemnation against him but said, “The Lord rebuke you!”

Being persecuted

Matthew 5:11
“You are blessed when they insult and persecute you and falsely say every kind of evil against you because of Me.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you should suffer for righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear what they fear or be disturbed,
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, don’t be surprised when the fiery ordeal comes among you to test you as if something unusual were happening to you.

General references

Psalm 25:17
The distresses of my heart increase;
bring me out of my sufferings.
Lamentations 3:14
I am a laughingstock to all my people,
mocked by their songs all day long.
Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
1 Corinthians 2:3
I came to you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling.
Hebrews 13:13
Let us then go to Him outside the camp, bearing His disgrace.

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