Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:
A vision appeared to Paul during the night: A Macedonian man was standing there urging him, "Come over to Macedonia and help us!"
and saw the Lord saying to me, 'Hurry and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about me.'
The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, "Have courage, for just as you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome."
For last night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve came to me
2 Corinthians 12:1
It is necessary to go on boasting. Though it is not profitable, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.
"Shout loudly! Don't be quiet! Yell as loud as a trumpet! Confront my people with their rebellious deeds; confront Jacob's family with their sin!
"But you, Jeremiah, get yourself ready! Go and tell these people everything I instruct you to say. Do not be terrified of them, or I will give you good reason to be terrified of them.
But you, son of man, do not fear them, and do not fear their words -- even though briers and thorns surround you and you live among scorpions -- do not fear their words and do not be terrified of the looks they give you, for they are a rebellious house!
I have made your forehead harder than flint -- like diamond! Do not fear them or be terrified of the looks they give you, for they are a rebellious house."
"Go immediately to Nineveh, that large city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you."
But I am full of the courage that the Lord's Spirit gives, and have a strong commitment to justice. This enables me to confront Jacob with its rebellion, and Israel with its sin.
Pray for me also, that I may be given the message when I begin to speak -- that I may confidently make known the mystery of the gospel,
1 Thessalonians 2:2
But although we suffered earlier and were mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the courage in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in spite of much opposition.
So the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God!