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:
If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first.
Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you! Just as my Father sent me forth so I now send you."
And he called the Twelve to him and sent them off two by two, giving them power over the foul spirits.
And signs like these will attend those who believe: with my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in foreign tongues;
I confer on you the right to eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and to sit on thrones and judge the twelve tribes of Israel!
So they went out from before the council, glad that they had been thought worthy to bear disgrace for the sake of Jesus,
But, just to refresh your memories, I have written you pretty boldly on some points, because of the favor God has shown me
2 Corinthians 3:18
And all of us, reflecting the splendor of the Lord in our unveiled faces, are being changed into likeness to him, from one degree of splendor to another, for this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.
2 Corinthians 5:20
It is for Christ, therefore, that I am an envoy, seeing that God makes his appeal through me. On Christ's behalf I beg you to be reconciled to God.
2 Corinthians 6:1
As God's fellow-worker, I appeal to you, too, not to accept the favor of God and then waste it.
You are built upon the apostles and prophets as your foundation, and Christ Jesus himself is the cornerstone.
For you have been granted the privilege not only of trusting in Christ but of suffering for him.
At present I am glad to be suffering in your interest, and I am making up in my own person what is lacking in Christ's sufferings for the church, which is his body.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
This is a proof of God's justice in judging, and it is to prove you worthy of the Kingdom of God, for the sake of which you are suffering,
The wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the Lamb's twelve apostles.