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.
And they were all much grieved, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him: sorrowing most of all at the word which he spake,
for he much longed after you all, and was greatly concerned because ye had heard that he was sick.
2 Timothy 1:4
greatly desiring to see thee, (for I remember thy tears,) that I may be filled with joy:
But none of these things move me, nor do I account my life dear, so that I may finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall affliction, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
1 Corinthians 15:31
I protest by your rejoicing, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, that I am even dying daily.
2 Corinthians 4:10
cast down, but not destroyed; always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be manifested in our body.
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.
According to my earnest expectation and hope, that I shall be put to shame in nothing; but that with all freedom of speech, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether by life or by death.
But if I be even poured forth as a libation on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and congratulate with you all.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up what is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh, for the sake of his body, which is the church.
2 Timothy 2:4
No one, that enters into military service, embarrasseth himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am now going to be sacrificed, and the time of my dissolution is near.
2 Peter 1:14
knowing that I must soon lay down this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.
Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which is to come upon the whole world, to try those that dwell upon the earth.
And they have overcome him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony, and they loved not their life unto the death.