Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.
In yourselves that ye have
Then the commander came up and arrested him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains. He inquired who he was and what he had done.
For this reason therefore I have asked to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain."
For this reason I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,
for which I am an ambassador in chains; that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;
2 Timothy 2:9
for which I am suffering even to the point of wearing chains like a criminal. But the word of God is not chained.
Blessed are you when they revile you and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for my sake.
Then they left the presence of the council, rejoicing that they had been counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
In yourselves that ye have
"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal,
Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me."
but only one thing is needed. And Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her."
Sell your possessions, and give alms; provide yourselves purses that do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel
Set your minds on the things above, not on things that are on earth.
1 Timothy 6:19
storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that life which is life indeed.
2 Timothy 4:8
In the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved his appearing.
1 Peter 1:4
to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, kept in heaven for you,
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.