Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:
Have free course
entreat therefore the Lord of the harvest, to send forth labourers into his harvest.
and he said to them, the harvest indeed is great, but the labourers are few: intreat therefore the Lord of the harvest to send forth labourers into his harvest.
in the mean time, I conjure you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the spirit, that you join with me in earnest prayers to God for me;
2 Corinthians 1:11
being assisted by your prayers for me, so that thanks may be returned by many, for the gracious deliverance procur'd me by their prayers.
in particular for me, that I may have leave to speak without any restraint, and make known the mystery of the gospel,
put up your requests likewise for me, that God would give me an opportunity to declare the mystery of Christ (for which I am even in bonds:)
1 Thessalonians 5:17
pray upon all occasions.
Pray for us, for we trust we have a clear conscience, and desire our virtuous conduct may appear to all the world.
thus the word of God was spread; and the number of disciples encreased very much at Jerusalem; and a numerous body of priests embrac'd the faith.
word of God made continual progress. and after Barnabas
and the word of the Lord spread through the whole country.
thus the christian doctrine flourish'd and prevail'd.
1 Corinthians 16:9
for I have a very fair and promising opportunity given me of propagating the gospel, tho' there are many opposers.
2 Timothy 2:9
for which I suffer even the chains of a malefactor: but the word of God is not so confin'd.
Have free course
when the Gentiles heard this, they received the word with joy, glorifying the Lord: and as many as were dispos'd to eternal life, believed.