Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

In infirmities

General references

Bible References

I take

2 Corinthians 1:4
Who consoleth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to console those who are in any tribulation, through the consolation with which we ourselves are consoled by God.
2 Corinthians 4:8
being pressed on every side, yet not cooped up; perplexed, yet not despairing;
2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my boldness toward you; great is my glorying on your behalf; I am filled with consolation; I overflow with joy in all our tribulation.
Acts 5:41
They, therefore, were going from the presence of the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they were accounted worthy to suffer dishonor in behalf of The Name.
Romans 5:3
And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations; knowing that tribulation works out patience;
Romans 8:35
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or perils or sword?
Philippians 1:29
but to you it was granted as a favor in behalf of Christ, not only to believe on Him, but in His behalf to suffer also;
Philippians 2:17
But even if I am offered as a libation upon the sacrifice and ministry of your faith, I rejoice, and I rejoice with you all;
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings in your behalf, and fill up in turn the deficiencies of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh for the sake of His body, which is the assembly;
James 1:2
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall in with manifold temptations;
1 Peter 1:6
in which ye exult, though now, for a little while, if necessary, made sorrowful in manifold temptations;
1 Peter 4:13
but, in so far as ye share in Christ's sufferings, rejoice; that at the revelation of His glory also ye may rejoice with exceeding joy.

In infirmities

2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as beside myself) I am more; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths often;

For christ's

2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord; and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake;
2 Corinthians 10:18
for not he that commends himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.
Luke 6:22
"Happy are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from themselves, and reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
John 15:21
But all these things will they do to you for My name's sake; because they know not Him Who sent Me.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are highly esteemed; but we are without honor.
Revelation 2:3
and you have patience, and did bear for My name's sake, and have not grown weary.

For when

2 Corinthians 12:9
And He hath said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you; for My power is made perfect in weakness." Most gladly, therefore, will I rather glory in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Corinthians 13:4
for, indeed, He was crucified through weakness, but He liveth through the power of God. For we also are weak in Him, but we shall live with Him through the power of God toward you.
Ephesians 6:10
Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of His might.

General references

1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.
Hebrews 13:13
Therefore, let us go forth to Him without the camp, bearing His reproach;