Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,
If any man serves me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serves me, him will my Father honor.
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
For do I now seek the favor of men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:
Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves show of us what manner of welcome we had unto you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ:
Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sits on the throne shall dwell among them.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
2 Corinthians 3:5
Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think anything as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;
2 Corinthians 7:5
For, when we were come into Macedonia, our body had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
2 Corinthians 12:7
And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
You know how through weakness of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.
Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn everyone night and day with tears.
Rivers of waters run down my eyes, because they keep not your law.
Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
But if you will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride; and my eye shall weep bitterly, and run down with tears, because the LORD's flock is carried away captive.
And when he came near, he beheld the city, and wept over it,
2 Corinthians 2:4
For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that you should be grieved, but that you might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.
(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:
2 Timothy 1:4
Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes beyond measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.
My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials;
1 Peter 1:6
In which you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold trials:
And there abode three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia.
And after many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him:
But the Jews stirred up the devout and honorable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their district.
And when there was an assault made both of the Gentiles, and also of the Jews with their rulers, to use them despitefully, and to stone them,
But the Jews who believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain wicked fellows of the rabble, and gathered a company, and set all the city in an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
2 Corinthians 11:26
In journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.