Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
in the mean time, I conjure you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the spirit, that you join with me in earnest prayers to God for me;
2 Corinthians 1:11
being assisted by your prayers for me, so that thanks may be returned by many, for the gracious deliverance procur'd me by their prayers.
for I know that this shall turn to my deliverance, thro' your prayers, by the spirit, which Jesus Christ will supply me with,
put up your requests likewise for me, that God would give me an opportunity to declare the mystery of Christ (for which I am even in bonds:)
1 Thessalonians 5:25
My brethren, pray for us.
2 Thessalonians 3:1
To conclude, pray for us, my brethren, that the doctrine of the Lord may make its progress, and be respected every where as it is among you:
pray at the same time prepare me a lodging: for I trust that through your prayers I shall be restored to you.
Pray for us, for we trust we have a clear conscience, and desire our virtuous conduct may appear to all the world.
and they were all filled with the holy ghost, and began to speak in different languages, as the spirit gave them utterance.
1 Corinthians 1:5
in your being enriched by him in every gift, with all that light and knowledge,
2 Corinthians 8:7
that as you excel in every thing, in faith, in language, mystical knowledge, in all virtue, and in your affection to us; I hope you will excel too in this charitable disposition.
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were illiterate, and of the lower rank of men, they were surpriz'd; but tho' they knew that they had been Jesus's disciples,
thereupon Barnabas took him with him to the apostles, and related to them how the Lord had appear'd to him on his journey, and had spoken to him, and how publickly Saul had preach'd at Damascus in the name of Jesus.
but Paul and Barnabas told them boldly, you indeed were the first, to whom the word of God was to be preach'd: but since you reject it, and judge your own selves unworthy of eternal life, be assur'd, we shall make the same offer to the Gentiles:
however the apostles stay'd there a considerable time, being inspir'd with great resolution by the Lord, who gave his attestation to the evangelical doctrine, by the prodigys and miracles, which he did by their hands.
having talk'd with great freedom in the synagogue, Aquila and Priscilla, who had heard him, invited him home, and gave him a more distinct view of the gospel.
At length Paul went to the synagogue, where he spoke with great freedom, and for three months he conferr'd with them to persuade them of the truth of the evangelical kingdom.
preaching the kingdom of God, and instructing them in all things relating to the Lord Jesus Christ, with the utmost freedom, without being molested.
2 Corinthians 3:12
Having then such an opinion of my ministry, I use great plainness of speech.
agreeably to that expectation and persuasion I have, that I shall not labour in vain; but as I always have, so I shall still glorify Christ in my body, whether it be by life or by death: for if I live, I live to Christ;
1 Thessalonians 2:2
on the contrary, notwithstanding the outrages, you know we suffer'd at Philippi, we had still the resolution, by the divine assistance, to preach the gospel of God to you without reserve against all opposition.