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 colonel came up and seized him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains, and then inquired who he was and what he had been doing.
That is why I asked to see you and speak with you, for it is on account of Israel's hope that I have to wear this chain."
This is why I, Paul, whom Jesus the Christ has made a prisoner for the sake of you heathen??2 if at least you have heard how I dealt with the mercy of God that was given me for you,
So I, the prisoner for the Lord's sake, appeal to you to live lives worthy of the summons you have received;
for the sake of which I am an envoy, and in prison. Pray that, when I tell it, I may have the courage to speak as I ought.
And I have a right to feel in this way about you all, because both when I am in prison and when I am defending and vindicating our right to preach the good news, I have you in my heart as all sharing that privilege with me.
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for he often cheered me and was not ashamed of my being in prison.
2 Timothy 2:9
for the sake of which I even suffer imprisonment as a criminal. But God's message is not imprisoned!
"Blessed are you when people abuse you, and persecute you, and falsely say everything bad of you, on my account.
So they went out from before the council, glad that they had been thought worthy to bear disgrace for the sake of Jesus,
You must find the greatest joy, my brothers, in being involved in various trials,
In yourselves that ye have
"Do not store up your riches on earth, where moths and rust destroy them, and where thieves break in and steal them,
Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go! Sell your property and give the money to the poor, and you will have riches in heaven. Then come back and be a follower of mine."
indeed there is only one thing we need. For Mary has chosen the right thing, and it must not be taken away from her."
Sell what belongs to you, and give away the money! Get yourselves purses that will never wear out, inexhaustible riches in heaven, where thieves cannot get near nor moths destroy.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For I know that if this earthly tent that I live in is taken down, God will provide me a building in heaven to live in, not built by human hands but eternal.
and for the hope of what is stored up for you in heaven. You first heard of it long ago when the true message of the gospel
Fix your thoughts on the things that are above, not on those that are on earth.
1 Timothy 6:19
storing up a valuable treasure for themselves for the future, so as to grasp the life that is life indeed.
2 Timothy 4:8
Now the crown of uprightness awaits me, which the Lord, the upright judge, will award me on that Day, and not only me but also all who have loved and hoped for his appearing.
1 Peter 1:4
and to an imperishable, unsullied, and unfading inheritance, which is kept safe for you in heaven,
1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are God's children now; it has not yet been disclosed what we are to be. We know that if he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.