Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

The children

Bible References

A chosen

Acts 13:2
And as they were employed in the ministry, and kept a fast, the Holy Ghost said, Set apart for me now both Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
John 15:16
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you that ye should go forth and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be permanent: that so whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he may give it you.
Romans 1:1
PAUL, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, set apart for the Gospel of God,
Romans 9:21
Hath not the potter power over the clay, from the same mass to make one vessel for an honourable use, and another for a dishonourable?
Galatians 1:1
PAUL the apostle (not [sent] from men, nor by man, but by Jesus Christ, and our Father who raised him from the dead),
2 Timothy 1:11
whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.
2 Timothy 2:4
No man who enters the army involves himself with secular affairs; that he may please the person who hath enlisted him.
Revelation 17:14
They shall make war against the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: because he is Lord of lords, and King of kings and they that are with him, are called, and elect, and faithful.

To bear

Acts 21:19
And after embracing them, he related every particular of the things which God had done among the Gentiles by his ministry.
Acts 22:21
And he said to me, Go: for I will send thee forth to the Gentiles afar off.
Acts 26:17
delivering thee both from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom now I send thee,
Romans 1:5
through whom we have received grace and apostolic mission among all nations for his name, to bring them to the obedience of faith:
Romans 11:13
For I address myself to you Gentiles; inasmuch as I am indeed the apostle of the Gentiles, I exalt my ministry:
Romans 15:15
But I have written to you, my brethren, in part, with greater freedom, as refreshing your memory through the grace which is given to me of God;
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was given to me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all; yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
Galatians 2:7
but contrariwise when they saw that I was entrusted with the gospel to the uncircumcision, as Peter was to the circumcision:
Ephesians 3:7
of which I am made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God, which was given unto me by the effectual working of his power.
Colossians 1:25
of which I am a minister, according to the dispensation of God, which was given me for you to fulfil the ministry of the word of God??26 the mystery which was hid from ages and from generations, but is now unveiled to his saints;
1 Timothy 2:7
of which I am ordained a preacher and apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, I lie not,) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

And kings

Acts 25:22
Then Agrippa said to Festus, I wish also myself to hear the man. He said, To-morrow thou shalt hear him.
Acts 26:1
THEN Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul stretching out his hand, began his defence:
Acts 27:24
saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must stand before Caesar: and behold! God hath graciously given thee all who are sailing with thee.
Matthew 10:18
And ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the heathen.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first apology no man stood by me, but all forsook me: (may it not be imputed to them!)

The children

Acts 28:17
Now it came to pass that after three days Paul called together the principal persons of the Jews. And when they were assembled, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have done nothing contrary to the people and the customs of our ancestors, yet have I been delivered up a prisoner into the hands of the Romans.

General references

Acts 25:22
Then Agrippa said to Festus, I wish also myself to hear the man. He said, To-morrow thou shalt hear him.
Romans 3:29
Is he the God of the Jews only, and is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, verily, of the Gentiles also:
2 Timothy 1:11
whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.