Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
Hear ye, and give ear, be not proud, for LORD has spoken.
For I long to see you, so that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, in order to establish you,
I say the truth in Christ, I do not lie, my conscience testifying to me in the Holy Spirit,
Brothers, truly my heart's desire and my supplication to God for Israel is for salvation.
And I know that when I come to you, I will come in the fullness of the blessing of the good-news of the Christ.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And working jointly, we urge you also not to receive the grace of God in vain
My little children, of whom I suffer birth pains again until Christ is formed in you.
For God is my witness, how I long for you all in bowels of Jesus Christ.
But I considered it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and co-workman and fellow soldier, and your apostle and servant of my need,
Whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.
Epaphras, the bondman of Christ from you, salutes you, always striving for you in prayers, so that ye may stand perfect and made full in all the will of God.
Have confidence in those who lead you, and yield yourselves, for they watch for your souls as men who will render account, so that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this is unprofitable for you.
except that the Holy Spirit testifies from city to city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I most gladly will spend, and will be spent for your souls. Even though more earnestly loving you, the worse I am loved.
Yet even if I am poured out a libation upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, because that man laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
And a certain centurion's bondman faring badly was going to perish, who was esteemed by him.
For I have no man like-minded who will genuinely care for the things about you.
Just as also ye learned from Epaphras our beloved fellow bondman, who is a faithful helper of the Christ for you,
Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy the brother, to Philemon our beloved and co-workman,