Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
They all wept aloud, and throwing their arms about Paul's neck they kissed him affectionately,
For he has been longing to see you all, and has been greatly distressed because you heard that he was sick.
2 Timothy 1:4
When I remember the tears you shed I long night and day to see you again, and have the perfect happiness
But my life does not matter, if I can only finish my race and do the service intrusted to me by the Lord Jesus, of declaring the good news of God's favor.
Who can separate us from Christ's love? Can trouble or misfortune or persecution or hunger or destitution or danger or the sword?
1 Corinthians 15:31
By the very pride I take in you, brothers, through our union with Christ Jesus our Lord, I face death every day.
2 Corinthians 4:10
never free from the danger of being put to death like Jesus, so that in my body the life of Jesus also may be seen.
2 Corinthians 11:23
If they are Christian workers?? am talking like a madman!?? am a better one! with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, vastly worse beatings, and in frequent danger of death.
for I eagerly and confidently hope that I shall never disgrace myself but that this time as always hitherto, living or dying, I shall do Christ credit by my unfailing courage.
Even if my life is to be poured out as a libation as you offer your faith in a service of sacrifice to God, I am glad to have it so, and I congratulate you upon it,
At present I am glad to be suffering in your interest, and I am making up in my own person what is lacking in Christ's sufferings for the church, which is his body.
2 Timothy 2:4
Anyone who is in the army keeps from being involved in business affairs, so as to please the officer who enlisted him.
2 Timothy 4:6
My life is already being poured out, and the time has come for my departure.
2 Peter 1:14
for I know that I must soon put it away, as our Lord Jesus Christ has shown me.
Because you have kept in mind the message of what I endured, I also will keep you safe in the time of testing that is going to come upon the whole world, to test the inhabitants of the earth.
They have conquered him because of the Lamb's blood, and the message to which they bore testimony, for they did not cling to life even in the face of death.