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
Do I begin again to commend my self? or need I, as some others, commendatory letters to you, or from you?
2 Corinthians 5:12
and this I say, not to commend myself again unto you, but to give you an occasion of glorying on my account, that you may confront those who make a false show of glorying.

We speak

2 Corinthians 11:10
I solemnly protest, no man shall hinder me of this applause, in the regions of Achaia.
Romans 9:1
I call Christ, and the holy spirit to witness with my conscience, that I speak the truth without guile, when I say,

But

2 Corinthians 5:13
for if I glory even to transport, my glorying is in God: if I am moderate, my glorying is for your service.
2 Corinthians 10:8
for though I should more than ever magnify my authority, which the Lord hath given us for your improvement, and not for your ruin, I should have no reason to be ashamed;
2 Corinthians 13:10
these things therefore I write to you being absent, that when I come I may not use severity, according to the power which the Lord hath given me for edification, and not for destruction.
1 Corinthians 9:12
if others partake of your substance, have not I a better title? nevertheless, I have not made use of this privilege; but bear with any thing rather than obstruct the gospel of Christ.
1 Corinthians 10:33
thus I endeavour to be acceptable to all men in all things, not seeking my own advantage, but that of others, so as they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 14:26
what is then to be done, my brethren? when you come together, one of you with a psalm, another with a doctrine, another with a strange tongue, another with a revelation, another with an interpretation: let the whole be done to edification.

Dearly

2 Corinthians 12:15
I shall be glad to sacrifice myself and all I have for your service, even tho' it should happen that the more I love you, the less I should be beloved.
2 Corinthians 7:1
since then, we have these promises, my dear brethren, let us cleanse our selves from all impurity, whether of body or mind, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Romans 12:19
dear brethren, avenge not yourselves, but leave that to the resentment of another: for it is written, "vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord."
1 Corinthians 10:14
wherefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
Philippians 4:1
Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, my joy and my crown, whom I long to see, continue firm in your christian profession, my beloved.

General references

1 Corinthians 10:33
thus I endeavour to be acceptable to all men in all things, not seeking my own advantage, but that of others, so as they may be saved.