Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for thee, for my power is made fully perfect in weakness. More gladly therefore I will boast in my weaknesses, so that the power of the Christ may reside in me.
2 Corinthians 1:6
But whether we are oppressed, it is for your encouragement and salvation, which works by endurance from the same sufferings that we also experience (and our hope for you is steadfast), or we are encouraged, it is for your encourage
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this same thing to you, so that when I came, I would not have sadness from whom I ought to rejoice, having been confident toward you all, because my joy is of all of you.
2 Corinthians 7:3
I speak not for condemnation, for I have said before that ye are in our hearts to die together and to live together.
The thief comes not, except that he might steal and kill and destroy. I came so that they might have life, and have it more abundantly.
Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years.
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.
I now rejoice in sufferings for you, and make complete in my flesh things lacking of the afflictions of the Christ for his body, which is the church.
1 Thessalonians 2:8
Thus being desirous of you, we were pleased to impart to you, not only the good-news of God, but also our own souls, because ye have become beloved to us.
2 Timothy 2:10
Because of this I endure all things because of the chosen, so that they also may experience salvation in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold, a third time I fare readily to come to you, and I will not be burdensome to you, for I seek not the things of you, but you. For the children ought not lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
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.