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
Now this is all owing to God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath made us the ministers of this reconciliation;
they reply'd, yes, Lord. then said he to them, thus every teacher who is instructed in the doctrine of the gospel, is like the master of a family, who taketh out of his treasure things new and old.
by whose favour I have received the office of an apostle to bring the Gentiles every where to the obedience of faith preached in his name:
1 Corinthians 3:5
who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye have received faith according to the divine gifts imparted to each of them?
1 Corinthians 12:28
which God has placed in the church, first apostles, next prophets, then teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, assistants, governours, interpreters of languages.
of this I was made a minister, according to the gracious gift God bestowed on me, by the effectual operation of his influence:
It is he then that made some, apostles: some, prophets: some, evangelists: and others, pastors, and teachers:
of which I have been established a minister, according to the charge which God has given me to preach his gospel faithfully among you. ---
1 Timothy 1:11
with the salutary doctrine of the gospel of immortality, which the blessed God committed to my trust.
1 Timothy 4:6
If you represent these things to the brethren, you will appear to be a true minister of Jesus Christ, brought up in the institutions of faith, and the true doctrine to which you were attach'd.
2 Timothy 1:11
For this I was establish'd the herald, the apostle, and doctor of the Gentiles. this has drawn upon me the evils I suffer.
and shall not a Gentile, tho' he is not actually circumcised, if he fulfil the law, condemn thee, who, tho' literally circumcised, dost yet transgress the law?
but now we are delivered by the death of the law, which held us in bondage: that we might serve according to the living spirit, and not in the dead letter of the law.
2 Corinthians 3:7
now if the law engraven on stone, the letter of whose sanction is death, was delivered with such glory, that the children of Israel could not steadily behold the face of Moses, for the glory of his countenance, tho' it was transient;
for by the observation of the law no one shall be justified in his sight, since it is the law that takes cognizance of sin.
because the effect of the law is punishment: for if there had been no law, there could have been no transgression.
then it was I once liv'd secure; but when the prohibition came, sin exerted it self, and I was in a dying condition:
but they that rest themselves upon the works of the law, are obnoxious to the curse: for it is written, " cursed is every one, who continueth not in all things, which are written in the book of the law, to do them:"
it is the action of the mind that vivifies, that of the body profits nothing: the words that I have delivered to you, spiritually understood, give life.
for the christian dispensation of a spiritual life has set me free from the legal state of sin and death.
1 John 1:1
Concerning the Logos, the author of Life, we declare what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have consider'd, and what has been the object of our touch.
for as the father raiseth up the dead, and restores them to life: even so the son gives life to whom he will.
" I have made thee a father of many nations," then existing in the sight of God, whom he believed, who gives life to the dead, and calls forth things that are not, as if they were:
1 Corinthians 15:45
and so it is written, the first man Adam was made an animating soul, the last Adam was made a vivifying spirit.
When you were in that destructive state of transgression and sin,
1 Peter 3:18
for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,