Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
If, of the world, ye had been, the world, of its own, had been fond; but, because, of the world, ye are not, on the contrary, I, chose you out of the world, therefore, the world, doth hate you.
Jesus answered them - Did not, I, make choice, of you, the twelve? And yet, from among you, one, is, an adversary.
Not, concerning you all, am I speaking, - for, I, know of whom I made choice; but -- that, the Scripture, might be fulfilled: He that feedeth on my bread, hath lifted up against me, his heel.
And, when it became day, he called his disciples, and chose from them, twelve, whom also he named, Apostles, -
And, praying, they said - Thou Lord! observer of the hearts of all men! shew forth whom thou hast chosen, - of these two, one; -
But the Lord said unto him - Be going thy way; for, a choice vessel unto me, is this man, to bear my name before both thenations and kings, and the sons of Israel;
Not unto all the people, but unto witnesses who had been fore-appointed by God, unto us, who, indeed, did eat and drink with him after his rising from among the dead.
And he said - The God of our fathers, hath chosen thee to get to know his will, and to see the Righteous One, - and to hear a voice out of his mouth.
They, in fact, not being yet born, nor having practised anything good or bad, - in order that the purpose of God by way of election might stand, - not by works but by him that was calling,
1 John 4:10
Herein, is love: not that, we, have loved God, but that, he, loved us, and sent forth his Son, as a propitiation concerning our sins.
Jesus, therefore, said unto them, again, - Peace be unto you! Just as, my Father, sent me forth, I, also, send you.
When, therefore, they had broken their fast, Jesus saith unto Simon Peter - Simon, son of John! lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him - Yea, Lord! thou, knowest that I am fond of thee, he saith unto him - Be feeding my lambs.
Hearken, ye Coastlands, unto me, And give ear ye peoples afar off, - Yahweh, called me, from my birth, From my nativity, made he mention of my name;
Before I formed thee at thy birth, I took knowledge of thee, And before thy nativity, I hallowed thee, - A prophet to the nations, I appointed thee.
And Jesus, coming near, spake unto them, saying - All authority, in heaven and on earth, hath been given unto me;
And that repentance for remission of sins should be proclaimed upon his name unto all the nations, - beginning from Jerusalem.
But ye shall receive power when the Holy Spirit cometh upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses, both in Jerusalem and inall Judaea and Samaria and as far as the uttermost part of the land.
Through whom we have received favour and apostleship, for obedience of faith among all the nations, in behalf of his name,
Howbeit, the more boldly, have I written unto you, - in some measure, as bringing it back to your minds, - by reason of the favour given unto me from God, -
1 Corinthians 9:16
For, if I be telling the glad-message, it is, with me, no matter of boasting; for, necessity, upon me, lieth, - for it is, Woe to me, if I should not be telling the glad-message;
But, when God, who set me apart from my mother's womb and called me through his favour, was well-pleased
His, in fact we are - his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus upon a footing of good works, which God prepared beforehand, that, therein, we might walk.
If, at least, ye are abiding still in the faith, founded and firm, and not to be moved away from the hope of the glad-message which ye have heard, which hath been proclaimed in all creation which is under heaven, - of which, I Paul, have become minister.
1 Timothy 2:7
Unto which, I, have been appointed proclaimer and apostle - Truth I speak, I utter no falsehood - a teacher of nations, in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
Whereunto, I, have been appointed herald and apostle and teacher;
2 Timothy 2:2
And, the things which thou hast heard from me among many witnesses, the same, entrust thou unto faithful men, such as shall be, competent, to teach, others also.
For this cause left I thee in Crete, that, the things remaining undone, thou mightest completely set in order, and mightest establish, in every city, elders, as, I, with thee arranged: -
Herein, was my Father glorified, that, much fruit, ye should bear, and become my disciples.
The fruit of the righteous, is a tree of life, and, he that rescueth souls, is wise.
In coming times, shall Jacob strike root, Israel, shall blossom and bud, - Then shall they fill the face of the world with fruit.
For, as the rain and the snow descend from the heavens. And thither, do not return, Except they have watered the earth. And caused it to bring forth and bud, - And given seed to the sower, and bread to the eater,
And, the remnant of Jacob, shall be, in the midst of many peoples, as dew from Yahweh, as myriad drops on plants, - which tarrieth not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of Adam.
I do not wish however that ye should be ignorant, brethren, that, many times, have I purposed to come unto you, but have been hindered, until the present, - in order that, some fruit, I might have among you also, even as among the other nations,
That I should be a public minister of Christ Jesus unto the nations, doing priestly service with the glad-message of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might prove to be acceptable, being hallowed in Holy Spirit:
1 Corinthians 3:6
I, planted, Apollos, watered, - but, God, caused to, grow.
When it presented itself unto you; even as, in all the world also, it is bearing fruit and growing, even as also among you, from the day when ye heard, and came personally to know the favour of God in truth,
And, in harvest of righteousness, with peace, is sown by them that make peace.
when, Abraham, shall surely become, a great and mighty nation, - and all the nations of the earth, shall be blessed in him?
Even now, therefore, that I am old and grayheaded, O God, do not forsake me, - Until I tell of thine arm unto a new generation, Unto every one that is to come, thy might;
We will not withhold them from their children, To a later generation, recounting the praises of Yahweh, Even his might and his wonders which he wrought;
Generation unto generation, shall celebrate thy works, and, thy mighty deeds, shall they tell:
Do not become like your fathers, unto whom the former prophets, proclaimed, saying, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, Return, I pray you, from your wicked ways, and from your wicked practices; but they heard not, nor hearkened unto me, declareth Yahweh.
And, now, lo! I, know that, no more, shall ye see my face, - ye all, among whom I have gone about proclaiming the kingdom.
Whatsoever things, in fact, were written aforetime, allfor our own instruction were written, - in order that, through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures, we might have their hope.
1 Corinthians 10:11
But, these things, by way of type, were happening unto them, and were written with a view to our admonition, unto whom, the ends of the ages, have reached along.
2 Timothy 3:15
And that, from a babe, those sacred letters, thou hast known which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through the faith which is in Christ Jesus:
By faith, a fuller sacrifice, did Abel, offer unto God, than Cain, - through which, he received witness that he was righteous, there being a witnessing upon his gifts, by God; and, through it, though he died, he yet is speaking.
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient persons, not configuring yourselves unto your former covetings in your ignorance:
1 Peter 3:2
Having been permitted to behold your reverently chaste behaviour, -
If ye abide in me, and, my sayings, in you, abide, whatsoever ye may be desiring, ask! and it shall be brought to pass for you.
And because, whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, the same, will I do, that, the Father, may be glorified, in the Son:
And, in that day, shall ye request me, nothing: - Verily, verily, I say unto you - Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father, He will give you, in my name.
And, all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.