Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Ministers

2 Corinthians 3:6
who has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: through great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, distresses,
1 Corinthians 3:5
What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord assigned to each one.
1 Corinthians 4:1
This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith,
1 Timothy 4:6
If you point out these things to the brethren, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the good doctrine which you have followed.

I am

2 Corinthians 11:5
I think that I am not in the least inferior to these super-apostles.
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have been a fool! You forced me to it, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I was not in the least inferior to these super-apostles, even though I am nothing.

In labours

1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. No, I worked harder than all of themyet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.
Colossians 1:29
For this end I labor, striving with all his energy, which so mightily works within me.

In stripes

2 Corinthians 11:24
Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: through great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, distresses,
Acts 9:16
for I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."

In prisons

Acts 9:16
for I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."
Acts 16:24
Having received such a charge, he put them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.
Acts 20:23
except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.
Acts 21:11
And coming to us, he took Paul's belt and bound his own feet and hands, and said, "This is what the Holy Spirit says, 'In this way the Jews at Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this belt and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.'"
Acts 24:26
At the same time, he was hoping that money would be given him by Paul. So he sent for him often and conversed with him.
Acts 25:14
While they were spending many days there, Festus laid Paul's case before the king, saying, "There is a man who was left as a prisoner by Felix;
Acts 27:1
When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan cohort named Julius.
Acts 28:16
And when we came into Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier that guarded him.
Ephesians 3:1
For this reason I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles
Ephesians 4:1
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,
Ephesians 6:20
for which I am an ambassador in chains; that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.
Philippians 1:13
so that my imprisonment for Christ has become well known throughout the whole praetorian guard and to everyone else,
2 Timothy 1:8
So do not be ashamed to testify of our Lord or of me his prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,
2 Timothy 2:9
for which I am suffering even to the point of wearing chains like a criminal. But the word of God is not chained.
Philemon 1:9
yet for love's sake I rather appeal to yousince I am such a person as Paul, the aged, and now also a prisoner of Christ Jesus
Hebrews 10:34
For you had compassion on the prisoners, and you joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had a better possession and an abiding one.

In deaths

2 Corinthians 1:9
Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead.
2 Corinthians 4:11
For we who live are always being given up to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh.
2 Corinthians 6:9
as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold we live; as punished, and yet not killed;
Acts 14:19
But Jews came there from Antioch and Iconium; and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead.
1 Corinthians 15:30
Why are we also in danger every hour?
Philippians 2:17
But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share for the sake of his body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.

General references

Matthew 23:11
He who is greatest among you shall be your servant.
Acts 5:18
They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail.
1 Corinthians 15:30
Why are we also in danger every hour?