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 you belonged to the world, the world would love what was its own. But it is because you do not belong to the world, but I have selected you from the world, that the world hates you.
Jesus answered them, "Did I not myself select all twelve of you? And even of you, one is an informer."
I do not mean all of you; I know whom I have chosen; but let the Scripture be fulfilled: " 'He who is eating my bread Has raised his heel against me.'
When day came, he called his disciples to him, and chose twelve of them whom he named apostles:
And they prayed, saying, "Lord, you who know all hearts, show us which one of these two you have chosen
The Lord said to him, "Go! This man is the means I have chosen for carrying my name among the heathen and their kings, and among the descendants of Israel.
not by all the people, but by witnesses whom God had designated beforehand, that is, by us, who ate and drank with him after he had risen from the dead.
and he said, 'The God of our forefathers has appointed you to learn his will and to see his Righteous One and hear him speak,
For before the children were born or had done anything either good or bad, in order to carry out God's purpose of selection, which depends not on what men do but on his calling them,
1 John 4:10
The love consists not in our having loved God, but in his loving us and sending his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you! Just as my Father sent me forth so I now send you."
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, are you more devoted to me than these others are?" Peter said to him, "Yes, Master, you know that I love you." Jesus said to him, "Then feed my lambs!"
And Jesus came up to them and said, "Full authority in heaven and on the earth has been given to me.
And he said to them, "Go to the whole world and proclaim the good news to all the creation.
and that repentance leading to the forgiveness of sins should be preached to all the heathen in his name.
but you will be given power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be witnesses for me in Jerusalem and all over Judea and Samaria and to the very ends of the earth."
through whom we have received God's favor and been commissioned in his name to urge obedience and faith upon all the heathen,
But, just to refresh your memories, I have written you pretty boldly on some points, because of the favor God has shown me
1 Corinthians 9:16
As far as preaching the good news is concerned, that is nothing for me to boast of, for I cannot help doing it. For I am ruined if I do not preach.
And when God, who had set me apart from my birth and had called me in his mercy, saw fit
For he has made us, creating us through our union with Christ Jesus for the life of goodness which God had predestined us to live.
1 Timothy 2:7
and I was appointed a herald and apostle of it?? am telling the truth, I am not lying??o teach the heathen faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
of which I have been appointed a herald, apostle and teacher.
2 Timothy 2:2
The things you learned from me before many witnesses you must commit to trustworthy men who will be capable of teaching others.
I left you behind in Crete expressly to correct what defects there were, and to appoint elders in each town, as I directed you??6 men of irreproachable character, who have been married only once, whose children are Christians, free from any suspicion of profligacy or disobedience.
When you are very fruitful and show yourselves to be disciples of mine, my Father is honored.
I want you to understand, brothers, that I have often intended to come to see you (though thus far I have been prevented) in order to produce some results among you, as well as among the rest of the heathen.
in making me a minister of Christ Jesus among the heathen, to act as a priest of God's good news, to see that the heathen are an acceptable sacrifice, consecrated by the holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I did the planting, Apollos the watering, but it was God who made the plants grow.
came among you, to thrive and bear its fruit among you, as it does all over the world, from the time when you first heard about the mercy of God,
The harvest uprightness yields must be sown in peace, by peacemakers.
Now I know perfectly well that none of you among whom I went about preaching the Kingdom of God will ever see my face again.
For everything that was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that by being steadfast and through the encouragement the Scriptures give, we might hold our hope fast.
1 Corinthians 10:11
These things happened to them as a warning to others, but they were written down to instruct us, in whose days the ages have reached their climax.
2 Timothy 3:15
and how from childhood you have known the Scriptures which can give you the wisdom that through faith in Christ Jesus leads to salvation.
Faith made Abel's sacrifice greater in the sight of God than Cain's; through faith he gained God's approval as an upright man, for God himself approved his offering, and through faith even when he was dead he still spoke.
1 Peter 1:14
Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,
1 Peter 3:2
when they see how chaste and submissive you are.
If you remain united to me and my words remain in your hearts, ask for whatever you please and you shall have it.
Anything you ask for as followers of mine I will grant, so that the Father may be honored through the Son.
When that time comes, you will not ask me any questions; I tell you, whatever you ask the Father for, he will give you as my followers.
And everything that you pray for with faith, you will obtain."
1 John 4:19
We love because he loved us first.