Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they that understand among the people shall instruct many: yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by captivity, and by spoil, many days.
But the wise will shine like the brightness of the heavenly expanse. And those bringing many to righteousness will be like the stars forever and ever.
Eyes will no longer be blind and ears will be attentive.
The Lord who rules over all says, 'It will someday come to pass that people -- residents of many cities -- will come.
For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge of sacred things, and people should seek instruction from him because he is the messenger of the Lord who rules over all.
He replied, "You have been given the opportunity to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but they have not.
teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age."
Then he said to them, "These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms must be fulfilled."
angry because they were teaching the people and announcing in Jesus the resurrection of the dead.
and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught a significant number of people. Now it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians.
After they had proclaimed the good news in that city and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, to Iconium, and to Antioch.
2 Timothy 2:24
And the Lord's slave must not engage in heated disputes but be kind toward all, an apt teacher, patient,
"Brother will hand over brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rise against parents and have them put to death.
He told them, "You will drink my cup, but to sit at my right and at my left is not mine to give. Rather, it is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father."
"Then they will hand you over to be persecuted and will kill you. You will be hated by all the nations because of my name.
They will put you out of the synagogue, yet a time is coming when the one who kills you will think he is offering service to God.
He had James, the brother of John, executed with a sword.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to die, because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to people.
2 Timothy 1:12
Because of this, in fact, I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, because I know the one in whom my faith is set and I am convinced that he is able to protect what has been entrusted to me until that day.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am already being poured out as an offering, and the time for me to depart is at hand.
quenched raging fire, escaped the edge of the sword, gained strength in weakness, became mighty in battle, put foreign armies to flight,
I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.
I know where you live -- where Satan's throne is. Yet you continue to cling to my name and you have not denied your faith in me, even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was killed in your city where Satan lives.
Now when the Lamb opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been violently killed because of the word of God and because of the testimony they had given.
So I said to him, "My lord, you know the answer." Then he said to me, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb!
The beast was permitted to go to war against the saints and conquer them. He was given ruling authority over every tribe, people, language, and nation,
I saw that the woman was drunk with the blood of the saints and the blood of those who testified to Jesus. I was greatly astounded when I saw her.