Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.
But ye know that through a weakness of the flesh I preached the good-news to you the first time.
In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for those whose foot slips.
I am small and despised. I do not forget thy precepts.
Then I said, Wisdom is better than strength. Nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.
For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground. He has no form nor comeliness. And when we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
1 Corinthians 1:28
And God chose the common things of the world, and the disdained things, and the things that are not, so that he might make useless the things that are,
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are foolish for the sake of Christ, but ye are wise in Christ. We are weak, but ye are strong. Ye are esteemed, but we are disreputable.
1 Thessalonians 4:8
Therefore he who disregards, disregards not man, but God, who also gave his Holy Spirit to you.
2 Samuel 14:17
Then thy handmaid said, Let, I pray thee, the word of my lord the king be gracious, for as an agent of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad. And LORD thy God be with thee.
2 Samuel 19:27
And he has slandered thy servant to my lord the king. But my lord the king is as an agent of God; do therefore what is good in thine eyes.
In that day LORD shall defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And he who is feeble among them at that day shall be as David, and the house of David shall be as God, as the agent of LORD before them.
For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth. For he is the messenger of LORD of hosts.
Do not forget love for strangers, for by this some lodged heavenly agents, unaware.
He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.
And whoever will receive one such child in my name receives me.
And having answered, the King will say to them, Truly I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brothers, the least, ye did it to me.
He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives any man whomever I may send, receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.
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.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And because of this we thank God without ceasing, because, having received the word of God heard from us, ye received not the word of men, but as it truly is, the word of God, which also is at work in you who believe.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.