Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Remember your pastors, who have spoken unto you the word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation:
1 Samuel 8:19
Nevertheless, the people refused to hear the voice of Samuel, and they said, No, but we will have a king over us
1 Samuel 15:19
Why then didst thou not hear the voice of the LORD but didst fly upon the spoil and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?
and have not obeyed the voice of those who chastened me, nor inclined my ear to those that instructed me!
Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always hearkened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own saving health with fear and trembling.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
And we beseech you, brethren, to recognize those who labour among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you
2 Thessalonians 3:14
And if anyone does not hearken unto our word by this epistle, note that one and do not join with him, that he may be ashamed.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that govern well be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in the word and doctrine.
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and humble thyself under her hands.
1 Corinthians 16:16
that ye submit yourselves unto such and to each one that helps and labours.
submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
Submit yourselves, therefore, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, young people, be subject to the elders in such a manner that you are all subject to one another. Be clothed with humility of will, for God resists the proud and gives grace to the humble.
And he called him and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship, for thou may no longer be steward.
So then each one of us shall give account of himself to God.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ that each one may receive according to that which they have done in the body, good or evil.
always in every prayer of mine for you all, making request with joy,
holding fast the word of life, that I may glory in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.
Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope or joy or crown of rejoicing? Is it not you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For what thanks can we render to God again for you for all the joy with which we joy for your sakes before our God,
Then Moses returned unto the LORD and said, I pray thee, for, this people who have sinned a great sin and have made themselves gods of gold,
But if ye will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret because of your pride; and weeping bitterly, my eyes shall be undone in tears because the LORD's flock was carried away captive.
(For many walk, of whom I have told you often and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ;
And the apostles and elders came together to consider of this matter.