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, adulterating 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 very thing, that ye were made sorry after a godly manner, how great diligence did it produce in you! yea, what apologizing! yea, what indignation! yea, what fear! yea, what earnest desire! yea, what zeal! yea, what vengeance! In every step ye have approved yourselves as pure in this affair.
Men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus the Nazarean, a man from God, pointed out to you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as yourselves also know:
For he who in these things is the servant of Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved of men.
Salute Apelles the approved in Christ. Salute those who are of the family of Aristobulus.
1 Corinthians 9:11
If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we should reap your corporal things?
1 Thessalonians 2:3
And our exhortation originated not from delusion, or impurity, or from guile;
1 Timothy 2:15
But she shall be saved through childbearing, if they abide in faith, and love, and holiness with sobriety.
2 Corinthians 4:2
but have renounced all shameful secret practices, not conducting ourselves with artifice, nor deceitfully disguising the word of God, but by clear manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience as in the presence of God.
But God commendeth his own love towards us, that, though we were yet sinners, Christ died in our stead.
2 Corinthians 3:6
Who hath made us also able ministers of the new testament, not of the letter but of the spirit; for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they the ministers of Christ? (I speak foolishly) I am above [them]: in labours more abundantly, in stripes exceedingly more, in prisons more frequently, in the most immediate danger of death often.
1 Corinthians 3:5
Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but the ministers through whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to each [of us]?
1 Corinthians 4:1
LET a man so account of us, as the under servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and sent Timothy our brother, and a minister of God, and our fellow-labourer in the gospel of Christ, that he might stablish you, and comfort you concerning your faith:
1 Timothy 4:6
If thou suggest these truths to the brethren, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and sound doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.
2 Corinthians 12:12
The signs indeed of an apostle have been wrought among you in all patience, in miracles, and wonders, and mighty deeds.
In your patience possess ye your souls.
And not only so, but we glory also in tribulations: knowing that tribulation produceth patience;
strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joy;
1 Thessalonians 5:14
Now we conjure you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the infirm, be patient with all men.
1 Timothy 6:11
But thou, O man of God, flee from these things; but pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
2 Timothy 3:10
But thou hast fully known my doctrine, conduct, purpose, faith, long-suffering, love, patience,
THEREFORE also seeing we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and that most easily besetting sin, let us run with patience the race lying before us,
Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, in patient expectation for it, till it receives the former and the latter rain.
I John, your brother and companion also with you in the tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the island which is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Because thou hast keep the word of my patience, I also will preserve thee from the hour of temptation, which is coming upon the whole habitable globe to try the dwellers upon earth.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our momentary light affliction worketh for us a transcendently far more exceeding eternal weight of glory;
only this, that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying, that bonds and tribulation await thee.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh the measure of afflictions for Christ which remains to be endured for his body, which is the church,
1 Thessalonians 3:3
that no man might be shaken by these tribulations; for ye yourselves know that thereunto we are appointed.
2 Timothy 1:8
Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but suffer affliction with me in the gospel, supported by the power of God;
2 Timothy 3:11
the persecutions, the sufferings, which beset me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, yet out of them all the Lord delivered me.
2 Timothy 4:5
But watch thou in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fully discharge thy ministry.
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was with you, and in want, I was burdensome to no man; for my want the brethren who came from Macedonia supplied; and on every occasion I have kept myself from being burdensome, and will keep myself.
2 Corinthians 12:10
Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then am I strong.
but ye yourselves know that these hands have by labour furnished necessaries for my own wants, and for those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 4:11
For even to this present hour we undergo hunger and thirst and nakedness, and are buffeted about, and have no settled abode;
Not that I mention this with a view to my indigence: for I have learned in whatever circumstances I am, to be content.
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are afflicted on every side, yet not reduced to extremities; under difficulties, yet not in despair;
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall distress of circumstances, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or the sword?
1 Thessalonians 3:7
for this cause we have felt consolation, brethren, in you under all our tribulation and distress, because of your fidelity.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And in weakness, and in fear, and in much timidity, was I among you.