Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
Our dear Luke, the doctor, and Demas wish to be remembered to you.
and so do my fellow-workers, Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, and Luke.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first appearance in court no one came to help me; everybody deserted me. May no one lay it up against them!
2 Timothy 1:15
You know that everyone in the province of Asia has deserted me, including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
But this has all taken place in fulfilment of the writings of the prophets." Then all the disciples left him and made their escape.
Paul and his companions sailed from Paphos and went to Perga in Pamphylia. There John left them and returned to Jerusalem,
But Paul did not approve of taking with them a man who had deserted them in Pamphylia instead of going on with them to their work.
2 Peter 2:15
They have left the straight path and gone astray. They have followed the path of Balaam, the son of Beor, who set his heart on dishonest gain,
Yet another man said to him, "Master, I am going to follow you, but let me first say goodbye to my people at home."
"If anyone comes to me without hating his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and his very life too, he cannot be a disciple of mine.
No servant can belong to two masters, for he will either hate one and love the other, or he will stand by one and make light of the other. You cannot serve God and money!"
Remember Lot's wife!
For they are all looking out for their own interests, not for those of Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 6:10
For love of money is the root of all the evils, and in their eagerness to get rich, some men wander away from the faith and pierce themselves to the heart with many a pang.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or what is in the world. If anyone loves the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,
1 John 5:4
for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.
After passing through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they reached Thessalonica, where the Jews had a synagogue.
Thus they crossed Phrygia and Galatia. The holy Spirit prevented them from delivering the message in Asia,
After spending some time there, he started out again, and traveled systematically through Galatia and Phrygia, reassuring all the disciples.
2 Corinthians 2:13
but my mind could not rest because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I said goodbye to them and went on to Macedonia.
2 Corinthians 7:6
But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted me by the coming of Titus,
2 Corinthians 8:6
This has led me to urge Titus to complete the arrangements he had formerly begun among you for this gracious undertaking.
Then, fourteen years later, I went up to Jerusalem again, with Barnabas, and took Titus also with me.
to Titus, my true child in our common faith; God our Father and Christ Jesus our Savior bless you and give you peace.