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.

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Bible References

We

2 Corinthians 3:1
Do we begin again to recommend ourselves? or do we need, as some do, recommendatory epistles to you, or letters of recommendation from you?
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in every thing approving ourselves as the ministers of God; by much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in straits,
2 Corinthians 10:8
For though I should boast yet more of our authority, (which the Lord hath given us for edification, and not for your destruction) I should not be ashamed:
2 Corinthians 12:11
Am I become vain in boasting? ye have forced me to it: for I ought to have been recommended by you, as I have in nothing fallen short of the very chiefest of the apostles, though in myself I am nothing.

Give

2 Corinthians 1:14
As ye have acknowledged us in part, that we are your boasting, as ye also are ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 11:12
God knoweth. But what I do, I will do, that I may cut off occasion from those that desire an occasion of boasting or censure, that in what they boast of they may be found to do even as we do.
2 Corinthians 12:1
To boast indeed does not become me: but I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Appearance

Galatians 6:12
They, who want to make a fair appearance in the flesh, would constrain you to be circumcised; only that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.

General references

Philippians 1:26
that your rejoicing in Christ Jesus may abound through me, by my coming to you again.