Then Paul answered, "What are ye doing, weeping and crushing my heart? For I am ready, not only to be bound, but to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus."
But I make not my soul of any value as dear to myself, so that I may accomplish my course, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to fully testify the Gospel of the grace of God.
for I will show him how many things he must suffer for My name's sake.
according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I shall in nothing be put to shame, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether through life, or through death.
But even if I am offered as a libation upon the sacrifice and ministry of your faith, I rejoice, and I rejoice with you all;
They, therefore, were going from the presence of the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they were accounted worthy to suffer dishonor in behalf of The Name.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or perils or sword?
Daily am I dying, I avow by the glorying in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord!
always bearing about in the body the dying of Jesus, that the life also of Jesus may be manifested in our body.
since he was longing after you all, and was in great distress, because ye heard that he was sick.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings in your behalf, and fill up in turn the deficiencies of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh for the sake of His body, which is the assembly;
No one, serving as a soldier, entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.
knowing that speedy is the putting off of my tabernacle, as also our Lord Jesus Christ signified to me.
Because you kept the word of My patience. I also will keep you from the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole inhabited earth, to try those who dwell upon the earth.
and they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony, and they loved not their soul, even to death.
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as beside myself) I am more; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths often;