Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one:
For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.
"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.
So Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you."
And He summoned the twelve and began to send them out in pairs, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits;
"These signs will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak with new tongues;
that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.
But I have written very boldly to you on some points so as to remind you again, because of the grace that was given me from God,
2 Corinthians 3:18
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.
2 Corinthians 5:20
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--
having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,
For to you it has been granted for Christ's sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
This is a plain indication of God's righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.
And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.