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 He it is from whose fulness we have all received, and grace upon grace.
If the world hates you, remember that it has first had me as the fixed object of its hatred.
A second time, therefore, He said to them, "Peace be to you! As the Father sent me, I also now send you."
Then summoning the Twelve to Him, He proceeded to send them out by twos, and gave them authority over the foul spirits.
And signs shall attend those who believe, even such as these. By making use of my name they shall expel demons. They shall speak new languages.
so that you shall eat and drink at my table in my Kingdom, and sit on thrones as judges over the twelve tribes of Israel.
They, therefore, left the Sanhedrin and went their way, rejoicing that they had been deemed worthy to suffer disgrace on behalf of the NAME.
But I write to you the more boldly--partly as reminding you of what you already know--because of the authority graciously entrusted to me by God,
2 Corinthians 3:18
And all of us, with unveiled faces, reflecting like bright mirrors the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same likeness, from one degree of radiant holiness to another, even as derived from the Lord the Spirit.
2 Corinthians 5:20
On Christ's behalf therefore we come as ambassadors, God, as it were, making entreaty through our lips: we, on Christ's behalf, beseech men to be reconciled to God.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And you also we, as God's fellow workers, entreat not to be found to have received His grace to no purpose.
You are a building which has been reared on the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, the cornerstone being Christ Jesus Himself,
For you have had the privilege granted you on behalf of Christ--not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer on His behalf;
Now I can find joy amid my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my own person whatever is lacking in Christ's afflictions on behalf of His Body, the Church.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
For these are a plain token of God's righteous judgement, which has in view your being deemed worthy of admission to God's Kingdom, for the sake of which, indeed, you are sufferers.
The wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and engraved upon them were twelve names--the names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.