Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.

General references

Bible References

Think

2 Corinthians 3:1
Are we beginning again to commend ourselves? or need we, as do some, epistles of commendation to you or from you?
2 Corinthians 5:12
We are not again commending ourselves unto you, but'speak as giving you occasion of glorying on our behalf, that ye may have wherewith to answer them that glory in appearance, and not in heart.

We speak

2 Corinthians 11:10
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this glorying in the regions of Achaia.
Romans 9:1
I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience bearing witness with me in the Holy Spirit,

But

2 Corinthians 5:13
For whether we are beside ourselves, it is unto God; or whether we are of sober mind, it is unto you.
2 Corinthians 10:8
For though I should glory somewhat abundantly concerning our authority (which the Lord gave for building you up, and not for casting you down), I shall not be put to shame:
2 Corinthians 13:10
For this cause I write these things while absent, that I may not when present deal sharply, according to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up, and not for casting down.
1 Corinthians 9:12
If others partake of this right over you, do not we yet more? Nevertheless we did not use this right; but we bear all things, that we may cause no hindrance to the gospel of Christ.
1 Corinthians 10:33
even as I also please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of the many, that they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 14:26
What is it then, brethren? When ye come together, each one hath a psalm, hath a teaching, hath a revelation, hath a tongue, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.

Dearly

2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Romans 12:19
Avenge not yourselves, beloved, but give place unto the wrath of God : for it is written, Vengeance belongeth unto me; I will recompense, saith the Lord.
1 Corinthians 10:14
Wherefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
Philippians 4:1
Wherefore, my brethren beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.

General references

1 Corinthians 10:33
even as I also please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of the many, that they may be saved.