but in everything commending ourselves as helpers of God, in much perseverance, in afflictions, in necessities, in restrictions,
Who therefore is Paul and who is Apollos? But rather helpers through whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to each man.
who also made us qualified helpers of a new covenant, not of a document, but of a spirit, for the document kills but the spirit makes alive.
Therefore I am pleased in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in restrictions, for the sake of Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
Indeed the signs of the apostle were performed among you in all perseverance, in signs and wonders and mighty works.
But ye shall be named the priests of LORD. Men shall call you the ministers of our God. Ye shall eat the wealth of the nations, and in their glory ye shall boast yourselves.
The meal-offering and the drink-offering are cut off from the house of LORD. The priests, LORD's ministers, mourn.
Let the priests, the ministers of LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and do not give thy heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them. Why should they say among t
Men, Israelites, hear ye these words. Jesus the Nazarene, a man shown by God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know,
For I will give him a glimpse of how many things it is necessary for him to suffer for my name.
except that the Holy Spirit testifies from city to city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.
And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,
But God commends his love toward us, that, while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or restriction, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Thus let a man regard us as of helpers of Christ, and managers of mysteries of God.
As far as the present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are ill clothed, and are treated roughly, and are homeless.
If we sowed spiritual things to you, is it a great thing if we will reap your carnal things?
For we are not as other men, huckstering the word of God, but as from purity. But we speak in Christ as from God in the sight of God.
But we have renounced the covert things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor misrepresenting the word of God, but by the disclosure of the truth, commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God.
For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,
For behold this same thing--your grieving toward God. How much eagerness it worked in you, even a defense, even indignation, even fear, even longing, even zeal, even vengeance! In everything ye demonstrated yourselves to be pure in
And being present with you, and when needy, I was a burden to no man. For the brothers who came from Macedonia, they supplied my need. And in everything I kept, and I will keep myself non-burdensome to you.
Are they helpers of Christ? (I speak as being mad) I more: in toils, more abundantly; in stripes, countless; in prisons, more frequently; in deaths often.
in toil and hardship, in frequent sleeplessness, in hunger and thirst, in frequent fasts, in cold and nakedness.
Not that I speak regarding need, for I have learned in what things I am to be content.
being strengthened in every ability, according to the dominion of his glory, for all perseverance and longsuffering with joy.
I now rejoice in sufferings for you, and make complete in my flesh things lacking of the afflictions of the Christ for his body, which is the church.
For our exhortation is not from error, nor from uncleanness, nor in deception,
And we sent Timothy, our brother, and a helper of God, and our fellow workman in the good-news of the Christ, in order to establish you and to encourage you about your faith,
because of this, brothers, we were encouraged toward you in all our affliction and necessity through your faith.
And we encourage you, brothers, admonish the unruly, strengthen the weak-spirited, help the infirmed, be patient toward all.
But she will be saved through childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and sanctification with sobriety.
Laying these things down to the brothers, thou will be a good helper of Jesus Christ, reared up in the words of the faith, and of the good doctrine that thou have followed.
But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, mildness.
Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord nor of me his prisoner, but suffer together with the good-news according to the power of God.
And a bondman of Lord must not quarrel, but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient,
But thou have closely followed my doctrine, conduct, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance,
But be thou sober in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, bring thy ministry to fullness.
Therefore we also, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, having put off every weight and cleverly entangling sin, let us run by perseverance the contest being set before us.
Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, until it receives the early and latter rain.
I John, your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance in Christ Jesus, happened to be on the isle that is called Patmos because of the word of God, and because of the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Because thou keep the word of my perseverance, I also will keep thee from the hour of trial that is going to come upon the whole inhabited world, to try those who dwell upon the earth.