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 for you, and for those in Laodicea, and for those who have not met me face to face.
"Exert every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to.
And in this way I desire to preach where Christ has not been named, so as not to build on another person's foundation,
1 Corinthians 9:25
Each competitor must exercise self-control in everything. They do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ so that -- whether I come and see you or whether I remain absent -- I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,
You have not yet resisted to the point of bloodshed in your struggle against sin.
1 Corinthians 12:6
And there are different results, but the same God who produces all of them in everyone.
and what is the incomparable greatness of his power toward us who believe, as displayed in the exercise of his immense strength.
I became a servant of this gospel according to the gift of God's grace that was given to me by the exercise of his power.
for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort -- for the sake of his good pleasure -- is God.
equip you with every good thing to do his will, working in us what is pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever. Amen.
2 Corinthians 12:9
But he said to me, "My grace is enough for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." So then, I will boast most gladly about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may reside in me.
2 Corinthians 13:3
since you are demanding proof that Christ is speaking through me. He is not weak toward you but is powerful among you.