2 Corinthians 5:12

I am not trying to recommend myself to you again. I am giving you cause to be proud of me, to use in answering men who pride themselves on external advantages and not on sincerity of heart.

2 Corinthians 1:14

as some of you have come to understand me, and that you will understand that you have a right to be proud of me, as I have of you, on the Day of our Lord Jesus.

2 Corinthians 3:1

Am I falling into self-recommendation again? Do I, like some people, need letters of recommendation to you or from you?

2 Corinthians 3:1

Am I falling into self-recommendation again? Do I, like some people, need letters of recommendation to you or from you?

2 Corinthians 6:4

On the contrary, as a servant of God I try in every way to commend myself to them, through my great endurance in troubles, difficulties, hardships,

2 Corinthians 10:8

For suppose I do boast a little too much of my authority??hich the Lord gave me to build you up, not to pull you down?? will not have to blush for it.

2 Corinthians 10:12

I do not indeed venture to class or compare myself with certain individuals who approve of themselves. But when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they do not show good sense.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it is not the man who approves of himself who is really approved; it is the man of whom the Lord approves.

2 Corinthians 11:12-16

And I shall go on doing as I do, so as to cut the ground from under those who want to make out that in their boasted apostleship they work on the same terms that I do.

2 Corinthians 12:1-9

I have to boast. There is nothing to be gained by it, but I will go on to visions and revelations given me by the Lord.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have been making a fool of myself, but you forced me to do it, when you ought to have been expressing your approval of me. For I am not a bit inferior to your superfine apostles, even if I am nobody!

Galatians 6:12-14

These men who are trying to force you to let yourselves be circumcised want to present a good appearance externally, to save themselves from having to stand persecution for the cross of Jesus the Christ.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.

Appearance

General references

Bible References

We

2 Corinthians 3:1
Am I falling into self-recommendation again? Do I, like some people, need letters of recommendation to you or from you?
2 Corinthians 6:4
On the contrary, as a servant of God I try in every way to commend myself to them, through my great endurance in troubles, difficulties, hardships,
2 Corinthians 10:8
For suppose I do boast a little too much of my authority??hich the Lord gave me to build you up, not to pull you down?? will not have to blush for it.
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have been making a fool of myself, but you forced me to do it, when you ought to have been expressing your approval of me. For I am not a bit inferior to your superfine apostles, even if I am nobody!

Give

2 Corinthians 1:14
as some of you have come to understand me, and that you will understand that you have a right to be proud of me, as I have of you, on the Day of our Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 11:12
And I shall go on doing as I do, so as to cut the ground from under those who want to make out that in their boasted apostleship they work on the same terms that I do.
2 Corinthians 12:1
I have to boast. There is nothing to be gained by it, but I will go on to visions and revelations given me by the Lord.

Appearance

Galatians 6:12
These men who are trying to force you to let yourselves be circumcised want to present a good appearance externally, to save themselves from having to stand persecution for the cross of Jesus the Christ.

General references

Philippians 1:26
So you will find in me fresh cause for Christian exultation, through having me with you again.