Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
2 Corinthians 7:7
but by the consolation I received from you by him, when he acquainted me with your earnest desire to see me, with your concern, and your zeal for me; which greatly increas'd my joy.
1 Corinthians 12:25
that there might be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same mutual concern for one another.
This is a secure rule, and what I would have you constantly maintain, that they who have believed in God, should take care to be examples of virtue, for that is commendable and useful to mankind.
1 Corinthians 5:13
those that are without, God will judge. therefore expel the libertine from your community.
and be not accomplices in the fruitless practices of vice; on the contrary, condemn them.
1 Timothy 5:21
I conjure you before God, before our Lord Jesus Christ, and his chosen angels, to observe these rules without prepossession and partiality.
then he looking with indignation at those about him, being concern'd at their disingenuous perverse temper, he said to the man, stretch out your hand, which he did, and his hand become sound.
are you angry? have a care you don't sin. "let not the sun go down upon your wrath,"
2 Corinthians 7:1
since then, we have these promises, my dear brethren, let us cleanse our selves from all impurity, whether of body or mind, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
well, be it so, for their incredulity they were broken off, and you by faith stand firm: be not then elated, but let this be your fear,
Wherefore, my beloved, as you have always obey'd the gospel, not only when I was with you, but much more now while I am absent, continue the work of your own salvation, whatever persecutions you apprehend:
Let us therefore fear, lest any of us by rejecting the promise of entring into his rest, should be excluded from it.
take care not to deprive yourselves of the divine favour: and that no poisonous root spring up, and spread a general infection among you.
1 Peter 1:17
and since you invoke him as your father, who without respect of persons judges every one according to his actions; while you are passing thro' this world, be fearful of offending him:
of others be compassionately tender, snatching them, as it were, out of the fire: and avoid even the garment of the infected.
1 Peter 2:2
which is without any mixture, and will make you thrive. Since you have tasted how good the Lord is,
2 Corinthians 9:2
for I know your generous propensity, and I mention'd it with applause to the Macedonians, that Achaia was ready a year ago; so that your zeal has influenc'd many others.
which put his disciples in mind of that passage, "my zeal for thine house does prey upon me."
While Paul was expecting them at Athens, he was grieved to the soul to see the whole city o'er-spread with idols.
If your right eye insnare you, it is better to pull it out, and to suffer the loss of that single part, than that thy whole body should be cast into Gehenna.
if even thy hand should make thee transgress, saw it off, and cast it away, it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than to have both hands and go into Gehenna, the unextinguishable fire:
as many as I love, I rebuke and chastise: be warm therefore with zeal, and repent.
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in all things I approve myself as the minister of God, by great constancy in afflictions, in torments, in distresses, from stripes,
2 Corinthians 13:7
now I pray God that I may not punish you; not that I may show you my proofs to your cost, but that by your acting honestly, I may be as if I had no proofs:
for he that thus pays his allegiance to Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved of men.
2 Timothy 2:15
endeavour to approve yourself to God, as an artist that is not afraid of reproach, by rightly explaining the word of truth.