Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as the many, corrupting the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God, speak we in Christ.
2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold, this selfsame thing, that ye were made sorry after a godly sort, what earnest care it wrought in you, yea what clearing of yourselves, yea what indignation, yea what fear, yea what longing, yea what zeal, yea what avenging! In everything ye approved yourselves to be pure in the matter.
Ye men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God unto you by mighty works and wonders and signs which God did by him in the midst of you, even as ye yourselves know;
For he that herein serveth Christ is well-pleasing to God, and approved of men.
Salute Apelles the approved in Christ. Salute them that are of the household of Aristobulus.
1 Corinthians 9:11
If we sowed unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we shall reap your carnal things?
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:
1 Timothy 2:15
but she shall be saved through her child-bearing, if they continue in faith and love and sanctification with sobriety.
2 Corinthians 4:2
but we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
But God commendeth his own love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as one beside himself) I more; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths oft.
But ye shall be named the priests of Jehovah; men shall call you the ministers of our God: ye shall eat the wealth of the nations, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves.
The meal-offering and the drink-offering are cut off from the house of Jehovah; the priests, Jehovah's ministers, mourn.
Let the priests, the ministers of Jehovah, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Jehovah, and give not thy heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?
1 Corinthians 3:5
What then is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and each as the Lord gave to him.
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let a man so account of us, as of ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and sent Timothy, our brother and God's minister in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith;
1 Timothy 4:6
If thou put the brethren in mind of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished in the words of the faith, and of the good doctrine which thou hast followed until now :
2 Corinthians 12:12
Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, by signs and wonders and mighty works.
In your patience ye shall win your souls.
And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations: knowing that tribulation worketh stedfastness;
strengthened with all power, according to the might of his glory, unto all patience and longsuffering with joy;
1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.
1 Timothy 6:11
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
2 Timothy 3:10
But thou didst follow my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, patience,
Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receive the early and latter rain.
I John, your brother and partaker with you in tribulation and kingdom and patience which are in Jesus, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Because thou didst keep the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of trial, that hour which is to come upon the whole world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our light affliction, which is for the moment, worketh for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;
save that the Holy Spirit testifieth unto me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;
1 Thessalonians 3:3
that no man be moved by these afflictions; for yourselves know that hereunto we are appointed.
2 Timothy 1:8
Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but suffer hardship with the gospel according to the power of God;
2 Timothy 3:11
persecutions, sufferings. What things befell me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured. And out of them all the Lord delivered me.
2 Timothy 4:5
But be thou sober in all things, suffer hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry.
2 Corinthians 11:9
and when I was present with you and was in want, I was not a burden on any man; for the brethren, when they came from Macedonia, supplied the measure of my want; and in everything I kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and'so will I keep myself .
2 Corinthians 12:10
Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Ye yourselves know that these hands ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
1 Corinthians 4:11
Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling-place;
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.
2 Corinthians 4:8
we are pressed on every side, yet not straitened; perplexed, yet not unto despair;
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
1 Thessalonians 3:7
for this cause, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith:
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.