Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,
And Moses said unto the LORD, Why have you afflicted your servant? and why have I not found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people upon me?
He shall see the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
And being in agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
For God is my witness, how greatly I long after you all in the affections of Jesus Christ.
Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.
For I desire that you know what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;
And there appeared a great sign in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.
And that you put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.
Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
And have put on the new man, that is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: