Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
2 Corinthians 5:18
All this comes from God, who through Christ has reconciled me to himself, and has commissioned me to proclaim this reconciliation??19 how God through Christ reconciled the world to himself, refusing to count men's offenses against them, and intrusted me with the message of reconciliation.
He said to them, "Then remember that every scribe who has become a disciple of the Kingdom of Heaven must be like a householder who can supply from his storeroom new things as well as old."
through whom we have received God's favor and been commissioned in his name to urge obedience and faith upon all the heathen,
1 Corinthians 3:5
What is Apollos? Or what is Paul? Just servants through whom you came to have faith, as the Lord gave each of us opportunity.
1 Corinthians 12:28
And God has placed people in the church, first as apostles, second as inspired preachers, third as teachers, then wonder-workers; then come ability to cure the sick, helpfulness, administration, ecstatic speaking.
for which I became a worker by virtue of the gift of God's mercy which by the exercise of his power he has given me.
And he has given us some men as apostles, some as prophets, some as missionaries, some as pastors and teachers,
In it, by divine appointment, I became a worker, that I might preach among you the message of God in its fulness??26 that secret, hidden from the ages and generations, but now disclosed to those who are consecrated to him,
1 Timothy 1:11
as set forth in the glorious good news of the blessed God with which I have been intrusted.
1 Timothy 4:6
If you point this out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, living on the principles of the faith and the excellent teaching you have had.
2 Timothy 1:11
of which I have been appointed a herald, apostle and teacher.
And if, although they are physically uncircumcised, they obey the Law, they will condemn you, who break the Law, although you have it in writing, and are circumcised.
But now the Law no longer applies to us; we have died to what once controlled us, so that we can now serve in the new Spirit, not under the old letter.
2 Corinthians 3:7
But if the religion of death, carved in letters of stone, was ushered in with such splendor, so that the Israelites could not look at Moses' face on account of the brightness that was fading from it,
For no human being can be made upright in the sight of God by observing the Law. All that the Law can do is to make man conscious of sin.
For the Law only brings down God's wrath; where there is no law, there is no violation of it.
I was once alive and without law, but when the command came, sin awoke and then I died;
For there is a curse upon all who rely on obedience to the Law, for the Scripture says, "Cursed be anyone who does not stand by everything that is written in the Book of the Law and obey it."
The Spirit is what gives life; flesh is of no use at all. The things that I have said to you are spirit and they are life.
For the life-giving law of the Spirit through Christ Jesus has freed you from the Law of sin and death.
1 John 1:1
It is what existed from the beginning, that we announce; what we have heard, what we have seen with our own eyes, what we have beheld, and touched with our hands; it is the very message of life??2 for life has been revealed, and we have seen it and testify to it and announce to you that eternal life that was with the Father and has been revealed to us??3 it is what we have seen and heard that we announce to you also, so that you may share our fellowship, for our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ,
For just as the Father awakens the dead and makes them come to life, the Son makes anyone whom he chooses come to life.
as the Scripture says, "I have made you the father of many nations." The promise is guaranteed in the very sight of God in whom he had faith, who can bring the dead to life and call into being what does not exist.
1 Corinthians 15:45
This is also what the Scripture says: "The first man Adam became a living creature." The last Adam has become a life-giving Spirit.
You also were dead because of the offenses and sins
1 Peter 3:18
For Christ himself died once for all, for sin, an upright man for unrighteous men, to bring us to God, and was physically put to death, but he was made alive in the Spirit.