Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.

Bible References

We be beside

2 Corinthians 11:1
Would that ye could bear with me in some little foolishness! Yea, indeed, ye do bear with me.
2 Corinthians 12:6
For, if I should desire to glory, I would not be foolish, for I shall be speaking truth; but I forbear, lest some one should think, in regard to me, above what he sees me to be, or hears from me.
Acts 26:24
And, as he was saying these things in defense, Festus says with a loud voice, "Paul, you are mad! your much learning is turning you mad!"
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are highly esteemed; but we are without honor.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile;

Sober

Acts 26:25
But Paul says, "I am not mad, most noble Festus; but I utter words of truth and soberness.
Romans 12:3
For I say, through the grace that was given to me, to every one among you, not to think of himself more highly than he night to think, but so to think as to think soberly, according as God divided to each one a measure of faith.

For

2 Corinthians 7:12
So, although I wrote to you, it was not on account of him who did the wrong, nor of him who suffered wrong, but that your earnest care on our behalf might be manifested to you in the sight of God.
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings in your behalf, and fill up in turn the deficiencies of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh for the sake of His body, which is the assembly;
1 Thessalonians 1:5
because our Gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what manner of men we became toward you, for your sake.
2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore, I suffer all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.