Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
For I want you to know how great a
struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face,
“ Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
And thus I aspired to
preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man’s foundation;
1 Corinthians 9:25
competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner
worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin;
1 Corinthians 12:6
There are varieties of effects, but the same
God who works all things in all persons.
and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe.
These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God’s grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.
for it is
God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And He has said to me,
“My grace is sufficient for you, for Most gladly, therefore, I will rather power is perfected in weakness.” boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
2 Corinthians 13:3
since you are
seeking for proof of the Christ who speaks in me, and who is not weak toward you, but mighty in you.