Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, who is as thine own soul, entices thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou have not known, thou,
who said of his father, and of his mother, I have not seen him, neither did he acknowledge his brothers, nor knew he his own sons, for they have observed thy word, and keep thy covenant.
Whom have I in heaven? And there is none upon earth that I desire besides thee.
He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me, and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
But indeed therefore I even consider all things to be loss because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, because of whom I suffered the loss of all things, and consider them to be rubbish, so that I may gain C
But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony. And they loved not their life to the point of death.
And Abraham rose early in the morning, and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son. And he split the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went to the place of which God had told him.
And he said to him, I will not go, but I will depart to my own land, and to my kindred.
He who spares his rod hates his son, but he who loves him chastens him promptly.
And straightaway having left the boat and their father, they followed him.
And another said, I married a wife, and because of this I cannot come.
But whatever was gain to me, these things I regarded loss because of the Christ.