Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention.
full of joy, that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Jesus.
from thence we marched to Philippi, the chief city of that part of Macedonia, and a colony. having stopp'd there some days,
2 Timothy 1:12
yet I am not ashamed, for I know in whom I have confided, and I am persuaded he is able to keep what I have committed to him against that day.
others suffer'd cruel indignities and scourgings, besides chains and imprisonment.
having Jesus in our view, the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down on the right hand of the throne of God.
1 Peter 2:14
as supreme; or to governors, as being deputed by him to punish those who do ill,
when some out of the several synagogues, belonging to the freed men, to the Cyrenians, Alexandrians, and to those of Cilicia, and of Asia, came to dispute with Stephen.
However some that arrived from Judea, told the Gentile converts, unless you are circumcised agreeably to the law of Moses, you cannot be saved.
Paul, as was his custom, us'd to go there, and for three sabbath-days discours'd to the Jews from the scriptures,
At length Paul went to the synagogue, where he spoke with great freedom, and for three months he conferr'd with them to persuade them of the truth of the evangelical kingdom.
only conduct yourselves in a manner becoming the gospel of Christ, that whether I come to see you, or else am absent, I may have this account of you, that you are stedfastly of the same resolution, and unanimously contend for the faith of the gospel,
For I wish you knew how great my concern is for you, and for those of Laodicea, and for such as have never seen me in person:
My beloved, as I was strongly bent upon writing to you of our common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you at present, and exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith, which was once delivered to the saints.