Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Ministers

2 Corinthians 3:6
who also hath enabled me to be a minister of the new covenant, not of the literal sense, but of the spiritual meaning: it is the letter that denounces death, but the spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in all things I approve myself as the minister of God, by great constancy in afflictions, in torments, in distresses, from stripes,
1 Corinthians 3:5
who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye have received faith according to the divine gifts imparted to each of them?
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let men consider us, as the ministers of Christ, who dispense the divine mysteries.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
a minister of God, and our collegue in preaching the gospel of Christ, that by establishing you in the faith, and by his exhortations,
1 Timothy 4:6
If you represent these things to the brethren, you will appear to be a true minister of Jesus Christ, brought up in the institutions of faith, and the true doctrine to which you were attach'd.

I am

2 Corinthians 11:5
for I think I am not at all inferior to the chiefest of the apostles.
2 Corinthians 12:11
Am I become vain? 'tis you have forc'd me to it: for I ought to have been commended by you: since I am not inferior to the chiefest of the apostles, tho' in myself I am nothing.

In labours

1 Corinthians 15:10
it is by the divine favour that I am what I am: and his favour to me was not in vain; no, I laboured more than they all: yet it was not I, it was the divine favour which assisted me.
Colossians 1:29
this is what I earnestly strive to effect, by virtue of that power, which effectually operates in me.

In stripes

2 Corinthians 11:24
from the Jews I have five times received forty stripes save one.
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in all things I approve myself as the minister of God, by great constancy in afflictions, in torments, in distresses, from stripes,
Acts 9:16
for I will make him see how much he must suffer for my name.

In prisons

Acts 9:16
for I will make him see how much he must suffer for my name.
Acts 16:24
in consequence of this order he thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks.
Acts 20:23
save what the holy spirit in every city declares, "that bonds and afflictions wait for me."
Acts 21:11
when taking Paul's girdle, he bound his own feet and hands, and said, "thus saith the holy spirit, so shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man, that owns this girdle, and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles."
Acts 24:26
this he frequently did, and convers'd with him upon the presumption that Paul would have
Acts 25:14
as they continued there for some time, Festus represented Paul's case to the king: Felix, said he, had left here a certain prisoner:
Acts 27:1
When it was resolv'd, that we should sail for Italy, Paul and other prisoners were delivered to the custody of one Julius, a centurion of
Acts 28:16
Upon our arrival at Rome, the centurion deliver'd the prisoners to the captain of the guard: but Paul was allow'd to be at private lodgings, under the custody of a soldier.
Ephesians 3:1
This it is that makes me Paul a prisoner for Jesus Christ upon your account, O Gentiles;
Ephesians 4:1
I therefore the prisoner for the Lord, beseech you to live suitably to the offers that have been made to you:
Ephesians 6:20
for which I am an embassador, tho' in chains: that I may duely represent it to the full.
Philippians 1:13
so that the whole court and publick are well appriz'd that I am a prisoner upon the account of Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 1:8
be not therefore asham'd of the testimony of the Lord, nor of me who am a prisoner upon his account. but share with me in the afflictions, which attend the gospel, supported as you are by the power of God,
2 Timothy 2:9
for which I suffer even the chains of a malefactor: but the word of God is not so confin'd.
Philemon 1:9
I had rather apply to your benevolent temper, and desire you would regard the years of Paul, who am now also a prisoner for Jesus Christ,
Hebrews 10:34
for you were passionately affected for those who were in bonds, and were pleas'd at the seizing of your goods, knowing that you have what is more excellent and lasting.

In deaths

2 Corinthians 1:9
nay, I abandon'd my self to death, that I might not rely upon my self for deliverance, but on God who raiseth the dead.
2 Corinthians 4:11
for as long as I live I shall be exposed to death for the sake of Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest by the preservation of our mortal life.
2 Corinthians 6:9
as unknown, and yet celebrated; as dying, and yet I am alive; as chastised, but not slain;
Acts 14:19
Now some Jews being arriv'd from Antioch and Iconium, work'd so upon the people, that they stoned Paul, and dragg'd him out of the city, supposing he had been dead.
1 Corinthians 15:30
and why do we continually expose our lives to danger?
Philippians 2:17
and if my blood should serve as a libation to ratify your faith, I should rejoice and congratulate with you all thereupon;
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and am filling up the measure of those remaining afflictions, which in my turn I am to suffer in this life, in the cause of Christ, for the sake of his body, which is the church:

General references

Matthew 23:11
he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.
Acts 5:18
went and seized on the apostles, and put them in the common prison.
1 Corinthians 15:30
and why do we continually expose our lives to danger?