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 an angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve, saying,
If any man would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: and if any one serve me, him will my Father honour.
Paul a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,
not slothful in business: fervent in spirit: serving the Lord.
For do I now persuade you to obey men or God? Or do I seek to please men? if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
with good-will, as serving the Lord rather than men:
knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance; for ye serve the Lord Christ;
1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves declare concerning us what kind of entrance we had among you, and how ye 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, in the righteousness of our God, and of our saviour Jesus Christ:
Therefore they are before the throne of God, and serve Him day and night in his temple: and He that sitteth upon the throne shall dwell among them.
1 Corinthians 15:9
not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
2 Corinthians 3:5
not that we can of ourselves reckon upon any thing as from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God.
2 Corinthians 7:5
For when we came into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
2 Corinthians 12:7
And least I should be too much lifted up with the abundance of the revelations, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, least I should be too much elevated.
But ye know that in the infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel to you at first:
Watch therefore, remembering that for the space of three years I ceased not by night and by day to warn every one with tears.
And as He drew near, beholding the city, He wept over it,
2 Corinthians 2:4
For through much affliction and distress of heart I wrote to you with many tears; not that ye might be grieved, but that ye might know the love with which I abound towards 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: whose end is destruction,
2 Timothy 1:4
greatly desiring to see thee, (for I remember thy tears,) that I may be filled with joy:
1 Corinthians 4:9
For it seems to me that God hath as it were exhibited us the apostles last upon the stage as appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle to the world, and to angels and to men.
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power might be evidently of God, and not of us:
2 Corinthians 11:23
so am I: are they ministers of Christ? (if I may speak as a fool) I am more: in labors more abundant, in stripes far exceeding, in prisons more frequently, and often even in deaths.
Account it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials:
1 Peter 1:6
In which ye rejoice, tho' now for a little while, if need be, ye are grieved through various trials.
And when he had spent three months there, the Jews having laid wait for him as he was going to embark for Syria, he determined to return by Macedonia.
And after a considerable time, the Jews conspired to kill him:
but the Jews stirred up devout and honorable women, and the heads of the city, and raised a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their territories.
but when there was an effort both of the Gentiles and of the Jews, together with their rulers, to offer violence to them, and to stone them;
But the unbelieving Jews being filled with envy, collected some loose profligate fellows, and making a tumult set all the city in an uproar: and assaulting Jason's house, they sought for them in order to bring them out to the populace.
2 Corinthians 11:26
in journies often, in perils from rivers, in perils from robbers, in perils from my own nation, in perils from the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the desert, in perils on 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.