Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!
For if Abraham were justified by works, he has reason to glory in himself, but not before God.
Therefore I have something to boast of in Christ Jesus, with regard to God.
Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and thou shalt arise and speak unto them all that I shall command thee; do not fear them lest I confound thee before them.
O LORD, thou hast seduced me, and I was seduced; thou wert stronger than I and hast overcome me; I am in derision daily; every one mocks me.
The lion has roared, who will not fear? the Lord GOD has spoken, who can but prophesy?
and the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.
For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what it behooves thee to do.
But rise and stand upon thy feet, for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen and of those things in which I will appear unto thee;
I am debtor both to the Greeks and to the Barbarians; both to the wise and to the unwise.
So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable slaves: we have done that which was our duty to do.