Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you?

Bible References

Begin

2 Corinthians 2:17
for we are not like others, who adulterate the word of God; but we preach the pure gospel of Christ, as I receiv'd it from God, and as in the presence of God.
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.
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 12:11
Am I become vain? 'tis you have forc'd me to it: for I ought to have been commended by you: since I am not inferior to the chiefest of the apostles, tho' in myself I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 3:10
according to the free gift of God bestowed upon me, I, as a skilful architect, have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. but let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.
1 Corinthians 4:15
for though you may have ten thousand christian preceptors, you cannot have many fathers; since it was I that first instructed you in the gospel of Christ Jesus:
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.

Epistles

Acts 18:27
and being determin'd to pass into Achaia, the brethren who advis'd him to it, writ to the disciples to receive him. when he was arrived, he was, by the divine favour, very useful to those, who had receiv'd the faith.
1 Corinthians 16:3
and when I come, I shall send such as you shall approve of, who will convey letters, and your kind present to Jerusalem.