Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.

Bible References


2 Corinthians 12:3
I know that this man --- whether in his body or out of it, I do not know, but God does ---

In christ

2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if any person is in [fellowship with] Christ, he is a new person. His old ways have passed away; now his ways have become new.
2 Corinthians 13:5
Put yourselves to a test; see if you are [really] in the faith [i.e., see if you are genuine Christians]; examine yourselves! Or, do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in your hearts, unless [of course] you fail the test [i.e., unless you are counterfeit Christians].
John 6:56
The person who eats my physical body and drinks my blood lives in me and I [live] in him.
John 15:4
Remain united to me, and I will remain united to you. Just as a branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it remains united to the vine, so neither can you people [bear fruit] unless you remain united to me.
John 17:21
[I pray] that all of them may be one, just as you, Father, are [one] in [fellowship with] me, and I [am one] in [fellowship with] you, so that they also may be [one] in [fellowship with] us in order that the world may [see it and] believe that you sent me.
Romans 8:1
Therefore, none of those who are in [fellowship with] Christ Jesus will be condemned.
Romans 16:7
Greetings to Andronicus and Junias, my fellow-Jews [or possibly actual relatives] who were in prison with me. These [men] are considered outstanding by the apostles, and were Christians before I was [converted].
1 Corinthians 1:30
But God brought you into [fellowship with] Christ Jesus, who was made to be God's wisdom for us. Through Christ you have received a right relationship with God, [as well as] holiness and redemption [i.e., being bought back from Satan].
Galatians 1:22
[At this time] I was still unknown personally to churches in [the province of] Judea, which are in [fellowship with] Christ.
Galatians 5:6
For in [our relationship with] Christ neither the practice of circumcision nor refraining from its practice matters in any way; but [all that really matters is having a genuine] faith [in Christ] that causes us to work [for Him] out of a genuine love [for Him and others].

In the

2 Corinthians 5:6
So, we are always encouraged and know that, while we are at home in our [physical] body, we are away from the Lord,
Acts 8:39
And when they came up out of the water, the Holy Spirit of the Lord [supernaturally?] directed Philip to go elsewhere and the eunuch did not see him anymore, as he continued on his journey rejoicing.
Acts 22:17
"And it happened that when I returned to Jerusalem and was praying in the Temple, I fell into a trance [i.e., a semi-conscious vision-like state].
Philippians 1:22
But if [continuing] to live in my body means accomplishing more work [for Christ], then I do not know which to choose.
Revelation 1:10
I was in [i.e., under the influence of] the Holy Spirit on the Lord's day [i.e., Sunday], when I heard behind me a loud voice, like a trumpet,
Revelation 4:2
Immediately, I was in [i.e., under the influence of] the Holy Spirit [See 1:10], and there before me was situated a throne in heaven, with Someone sitting on it [Note: From the following description, this appears to have been God].


2 Corinthians 12:3
I know that this man --- whether in his body or out of it, I do not know, but God does ---
2 Corinthians 11:11
Why [am I doing this]? Is it because I do not love you? God knows [I do].


2 Corinthians 12:4
was [actually] taken up into Paradise. [Note: This is the same as the "third heaven" of the previous verse, and was a place in the presence of God. See Luke 23:43; Rev. 2:7]. There he heard inexpressible words which are not permitted for people to repeat.
Luke 24:51
And it happened, as He was blessing them, that He left them and was taken up to heaven.
1 Thessalonians 4:17
Then, we who [will still] be alive, that are left, will be caught up together with them into the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so [from then on] we will always be with the Lord.
Hebrews 9:24
For Christ did not enter the Holy of Holies made by hand, which is [only] a counterpart of the true one, but into heaven itself, where He now appears in God's presence for us. [See verse 12].
Revelation 12:5
Then she gave birth to a baby boy, a son who will rule all the nations with an iron staff. And her child was snatched away to God and His throne.