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 like others, who adulterate the word of God; but we preach the pure gospel of Christ, as I receiv'd it from God, and as in the presence of God.
2 Corinthians 7:11
'tis observable, even this religious sorrow which you had, what solicitude has it not wrought in you, what apologies, what indignation, what fear, what desire, what zeal, yea, what revenge! so that by your whole conduct, ye have shown your selves to be clear from guilt in this matter.
ye men of Israel attend to what I say; Jesus of Nazareth was a man whom God distinguished among you, by miracles, by prodigies, and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as you your selves also know:
for he that thus pays his allegiance to Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved of men.
and my dear Stachys. salute Apelles, an approved christian. salute the family of Aristobulus.
1 Corinthians 9:11
if for your benefit we have sown spirituals, is it so extraordinary if we should reap some benefit from your temporals?
1 Thessalonians 2:3
for our doctrine was free from all imposture, avarice, and fraud.
1 Timothy 2:15
however the women may be saved by educating their children, and persevering themselves in faith, in charity, in holiness and chastity. this may be depended upon as true.
2 Corinthians 4:2
renouncing all secret dishonesty, and void of all artifice, I deliver the word of God unadulterated, and recommend my self by urging the truth home to every man's conscience, as in the presence of God.
but herein hath God displayed his love towards us, in that Christ died for us, even while we were yet sinners.
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also hath enabled me to be a minister of the new covenant, not of the literal sense, but of the spiritual meaning: it is the letter that denounces death, but the spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 11:23
so am I: are they ministers of Christ? is it my vanity? I am more so: in toilsome labours I surpass them, in stripes I am exceedingly beyond them, in prisons I have been oftner, and frequently in the very jaws of death.
1 Corinthians 3:5
who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye have received faith according to the divine gifts imparted to each of them?
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let men consider us, as the ministers of Christ, who dispense the divine mysteries.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
a minister of God, and our collegue in preaching the gospel of Christ, that by establishing you in the faith, and by his exhortations,
1 Timothy 4:6
If you represent these things to the brethren, you will appear to be a true minister of Jesus Christ, brought up in the institutions of faith, and the true doctrine to which you were attach'd.
2 Corinthians 12:12
the marks indeed of an apostle I have shown among you by my extreme patience, by signs, and prodigies, and miracles.
by your perseverance you will save your souls.
and not only so, but we triumph in tribulation also, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, probation;
being fortified in so effectual a manner, as to sustain your trials with constancy and joy:
1 Thessalonians 5:14
and we exhort you, brethren, reprove the disorderly, comfort the pusillanimous, support the weak, and be patient toward all men.
1 Timothy 6:11
As for you the minister of God, avoid those things: adhere to justice, piety, faith, charity, patience, and benignity of temper.
2 Timothy 3:10
As for me, you are perfectly acquainted with my doctrine, my conduct, my designs, my temper, my benevolence, my constancy,
Wherefore, since we are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every incumbrance, and the sin which does so easily embarrass us, and let us pursue with constancy the course that is proposed to us:
As for you, my brethren, bear your sufferings with constancy, till the advent of the Lord. the farmer, from the prospect of a golden crop, patiently expects the showers of the spring and the autumn.
I JOHN, who am your brother, and partake in the tribulation, in the reign, and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony I gave of Jesus Christ.
because you have kept my precept about patience, I also will keep you in the time of persecution, which shall happen to all the world, to try the inhabitants of the earth.
2 Corinthians 4:17
for the light affliction, which I at present suffer, will be infinitely over-ballanced by an eternal weight of glory;
save what the holy spirit in every city declares, "that bonds and afflictions wait for me."
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and am filling up the measure of those remaining afflictions, which in my turn I am to suffer in this life, in the cause of Christ, for the sake of his body, which is the church:
1 Thessalonians 3:3
none of you might be stagger'd by these persecutions: for you know that we are destin'd to suffer.
2 Timothy 1:8
be not therefore asham'd of the testimony of the Lord, nor of me who am a prisoner upon his account. but share with me in the afflictions, which attend the gospel, supported as you are by the power of God,
2 Timothy 3:11
my persecutions, and the sufferings that befel me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions did I endure? but the Lord deliver'd me out of them all: yes,
2 Timothy 4:5
be you then entirely upon the watch: be insensible to toil: perform the work of an evangelist, and discharge your ministerial function.
2 Corinthians 11:9
when I was present among you, and in want, I was chargeable to no man: for the brethren which came from Macedonia, supplied my necessities: and as I have, so I always shall keep myself from being burdensome to you.
2 Corinthians 12:10
I take pleasure then in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am afflicted, then it is I have fortitude.
you yourselves can witness, that what was necessary for myself and those who were with me, these very hands have supply'd.
1 Corinthians 4:11
to this very day we suffer both hunger, thirst, and penury: we are buffeted from place to place, as vagabonds:
it is not my indigence that makes me say this: for I have learn'd, in whatevever state I am, therewith to be content: I know how to be in want,
2 Corinthians 4:8
I am press'd on every side, yet not crush'd; perplexed, but not in despair;
what shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or penury, or peril, or sword?
1 Thessalonians 3:7
Thus, my brethren, your conduct has given us great consolation, under all our persecutions and distress.
1 Corinthians 2:3
I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in great agony: