Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
which you heard was offer'd to you, by the instructions of Epaphras, our dear fellow-servant, who is to you a faithful minister of Christ:
Epaphras my fellow-prisoner in the cause of Christ Jesus; Marcus,
if any man would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall my servant be: whoever serves me, him will my father reward.
for do I now act in obedience to men, or to God? or do I seek to please men? if I had hitherto pleased men, I should not have been the servant of Christ.
James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the TWELVE TRIBES dispers'd thro' the world, sends greeting.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter the servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who equally share with us in the advantages of faith, thro' the veracity of our God, and of Jesus Christ.
Persevere and be vigilant in prayer and in thanksgiving:
and being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was like grumes of blood falling to the ground.
my dear children, how am I in pain, till Christ be formed in you?
this was Jesus, who while he was in a mortal body, having offered up prayers and supplications, with strong cries, and with tears, to him that was able to save him from that death, was heard so as to be delivered from his fear;
confess then to one another the offences you have committed, and pray for one another, that you may be healed; the fervent prayer of a virtuous man has great influence.
As to myself, I am persuaded, my brethren, that you abound in goodness, and in variety of knowledge, and are able to instruct one another.