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
But He said to me,
“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me.
2 Corinthians 1:6
If we are afflicted,
it is for your comfort and salvation. If we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which is experienced in your endurance of the same sufferings that we suffer.
2 Corinthians 2:3
I wrote this very thing so that when I came I wouldn’t have pain from those who ought to give me joy, because I am confident
about all of you that my joy will also be yours.
2 Corinthians 7:3
I don’t say this to condemn you, for I have already said that you are in our hearts, to live together and to die together.
A thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come so that they may have life and have it in abundance.
You observe special days, months, seasons, and years.
But even if I am poured out
as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings
for you, and I am completing in my flesh what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for His body, that is, the church.
1 Thessalonians 2:8
We cared so much for you that we were pleased to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us.
2 Timothy 2:10
This is why I endure
all things for the elect: so that they also may obtain salvation, which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
2 Corinthians 12:14
Now I am ready to come to you this third time.
I will not burden you, for I am not seeking what is yours, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
Obey your leaders
and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account, so that they can do this with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.