Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
A wicked messenger falls into evil, but a faithful ambassador is health.
Behold, their valiant ones cry outside. The ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.
2 Corinthians 5:20
We are therefore, ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were calling through us. We plead on behalf of Christ, be ye reconciled to God.
For this reason I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles,
I therefore, the prisoner in Lord, call on you to walk worthily of the calling in which ye were called,
2 Samuel 10:2
And David said, I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father showed kindness to me. So David sent by his servants to comfort him concerning his father. And David's servants came into the land of the sons of Ammon.
And Paul said, I ever pray to God, both by little and by much, not only thee, but also all who hear me this day, to become such kind as I also am, apart from these bonds.
Because of this reason therefore I summoned you to see and to speak with me, for because of the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.
Just as it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the good-news, you all being partners with me of the grace.
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain.
2 Timothy 2:9
within which I suffer evil to the point of bonds as an evildoer, but the word of God is not bound.
I beseech thee for my child Onesimus, whom I begot in my bonds.
and for me, so that utterance may be given to me in boldness in opening my mouth to make known the mystery of the good-news,
Cry aloud, spare not. Lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and declare to my people their transgression, and to the house of Jacob their sins.
But LORD said to me, Say not, I am a child. For to whomever I shall send thee thou shall go, and whatever I shall command thee thou shall speak.
And the sons are impudent and stiff hearted. I send thee to them, and thou shall say to them, Thus says lord LORD.
What I tell you in the darkness, speak ye in the light, and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim upon the housetops.
And Peter and the apostles having answered, they said, We must obey God rather than men.
preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching the things about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness, without hindrance.
so that I may make it known as I ought to speak.
according to my eager expectation and hope that I will be shamed in nothing. But with all boldness, now as always, Christ will also be magnified in my body, whether through life or through death.
1 Thessalonians 2:2
But having suffered before and been mistreated in Philippi, as ye know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the good-news of God within much conflict.
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, because that man laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
Beloved, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you exhorting you to earnestly contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the sanctified.