Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him: who, when he was come, helped them much which had believed through grace:
thereupon Barnabas took him with him to the apostles, and related to them how the Lord had appear'd to him on his journey, and had spoken to him, and how publickly Saul had preach'd at Damascus in the name of Jesus.
I recommend to you Phebe our sister, who is a deaconess of the church at Kenchrea; receive her for Christ's sake,
1 Corinthians 16:3
and when I come, I shall send such as you shall approve of, who will convey letters, and your kind present to Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 3:1
Do I begin again to commend my self? or need I, as some others, commendatory letters to you, or from you?
Aristarchus my companion in bonds salutes you. and so does Mark, nephew to Barnabas, for whom you have receiv'd recommendations. if he come to you, give him a kind reception.
3 John 1:8
it behoves us to give a kind reception to such, that we may be assistant in promoting the truth.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollos watered: but God gave the increase.
2 Corinthians 1:24
not that I would arbitrarily prescribe what you should believe, but rather encourage you to go on: for 'tis by faith you have stood.
which consideration persuades me that I shall abide, and even continue some time with you all, to improve your advancement in the faith, and to promote your joy:
but to as many as received him, and believed on him, he granted the privilege of being the sons of God.
by whose favour I have received the office of an apostle to bring the Gentiles every where to the obedience of faith preached in his name:
1 Corinthians 15:10
it is by the divine favour that I am what I am: and his favour to me was not in vain; no, I laboured more than they all: yet it was not I, it was the divine favour which assisted me.
for by grace are ye saved, thro' faith (and that not from us:
for it is a favour bestowed upon you, that you not only believe on Christ, but suffer also for his sake,
which were buried (as Christ was) in your baptism, by virtue of which you rise (as he did) to a new life, through a belief of that divine power, which raised him from the dead.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
As for you, my brethren, the favourites of the Lord, we are oblig'd to render perpetual thanks to God, for having chosen you from the beginning, in purifying you by his spirit, upon your believing the gospel.
but when the kindness and love of God our saviour display'd itself to mankind,
Don't be deluded, my brethren;
1 Peter 1:2
to sanctify them by his spirit, that by their obedience they might be sprinkled with the blood of Jesus Christ. may the divine savour make you continually prosper.