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.
And you know that in those early days it was on account of bodily infirmity that I proclaimed the Good News to you,
1 Corinthians 1:28
and the things which the world regards as base, and those which it sets utterly at nought--things that have no existence--God has chosen in order to reduce to nothing things that do exist;
1 Corinthians 4:10
We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as "foolish"; you, as Christians, are men of shrewd intelligence. We are mere weaklings: you are strong. You are in high repute: we are outcasts.
1 Thessalonians 4:8
Therefore a defiant spirit in such a case provokes not man but God, who puts His Holy Spirit into your hearts.
Do not neglect to show kindness to strangers; for, in this way, some, without knowing it, have had angels as their guests.
"Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives Him who sent me.
And whoever for my sake receives one young child such as this, receives me.
"But the King will answer them, "'In solemn truth I tell you that in so far as you rendered such services to one of the humblest of these my brethren, you rendered them to myself.'
"He who listens to you listens to me; and he who disregards you disregards me, and he who disregards me disregards Him who sent me."
In most solemn truth I tell you that he who receives whoever I send receives me, and that he who receives me receives Him who sent me."
2 Corinthians 5:20
On Christ's behalf therefore we come as ambassadors, God, as it were, making entreaty through our lips: we, on Christ's behalf, beseech men to be reconciled to God.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And for this further reason we render unceasing thanks to God, that when you received God's Message from our lips, it was as no mere message from men that you embraced it, but as--what it really is--God's Message, which also does its work in the hearts of you who believe.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And so far as I myself was concerned, I came to you in conscious feebleness and in fear and in deep anxiety.