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; do not be proud: for the LORD has spoken.
For I long to see you that I may impart with you some spiritual gift to confirm you,
I say the truth in Christ, I do not lie, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Spirit,
Brethren, certainly the desire of my heart and my prayer to God regarding Israel, is for saving health.
For I know that when I come to you, I shall come in the fullness of the blessing of the gospel of the Christ.
2 Corinthians 6:1
We then, as workers together with him, exhort you also that ye have not received the grace of God in vain.
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ is formed in you,
For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and companion in labour and fellowsoldier, but your messenger and he that ministered to my needs.
whom we preach, warning every man and teaching in all wisdom that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus,
Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ, salutes you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand firm, perfect and fulfilled in all the will of God.
Listen to your pastors, and do not resist them, for they watch for your souls as those that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief; for that is unprofitable for you.
except that the Holy Spirit witnesses in every city, saying that prisons and tribulations await me.
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will very gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.
And even if I am poured out as an offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy and rejoice with you all.
1 John 3:16
In this we have known the charity of God because he laid down his life for us; we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
And a certain centurion's slave, who was dear unto him, was sick and ready to die.
For I have no one likeminded, who will naturally care for your state.
as ye also learned of Epaphras, our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ,
Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy, our brother, unto Philemon, our dearly beloved and fellowlabourer,