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.

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Bible References

Think

2 Corinthians 3:1
Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or do we need, as some others, epistles of commendation to you or letters of commendation from you?
2 Corinthians 5:12
For we do not commend ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf that ye may have something to answer those who glory in appearance, and not in heart.

We speak

2 Corinthians 11:10
It is the truth of Christ in me that this glory shall not be sealed up unto me in the regions of Achaia.
Romans 9:1
I say the truth in Christ, I do not lie, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Spirit,

But

2 Corinthians 5:13
For whether we are fools, it is unto God; or whether we are sane, it is for your cause.
2 Corinthians 10:8
For though I should glory somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord has given us for edification, and not for your destruction, I shall not be ashamed,
2 Corinthians 13:10
Therefore I write these things being absent lest being present I should treat you with more severity, according to the power which the Lord has given me for edification, and not for destruction.
1 Corinthians 9:12
If others are partakers of this authority over you, why not us? Nevertheless we have not used this authority, but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.
1 Corinthians 10:33
even as I please everyone in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 14:26
How is it then, brothers? when ye come together, each one of you has a psalm, has doctrine, has tongues, has revelation, has interpretation. Let all things be done unto edification.

Dearly

2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will very gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Romans 12:19
Not defending yourselves, dearly beloved; but rather give place unto the wrath of God, for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
1 Corinthians 10:14
Therefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.
Philippians 4:1
Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.

General references

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