Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
And he called to him the multitude again, and said unto them, Hear me all of you, and understand:
And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
And in the hearing of all the people he said unto his disciples,
And if thy hand cause thee to stumble, cut it off: it is good for thee to enter into life maimed, rather than having thy two hands to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire.
And if thy right eye causeth thee to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not thy whole body be cast into hell.
Enter ye in by the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many are they that enter in thereby.
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Strive to enter in by the narrow door: for many, I say unto you, shall seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
Whosoever doth not bear his own cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
Now we that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
1 Corinthians 8:13
Wherefore, if meat causeth my brother to stumble, I will eat no flesh for evermore, that I cause not my brother to stumble.
1 Corinthians 9:19
For though I was free from all men, I brought myself under bondage to all, that I might gain the more.
Howbeit what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ.
instructing us, to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly and righteously and godly in this present world;
And Jesus looking upon him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
And he that doth not take his cross and follow after me, is not worthy of me.
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to go with them , that he might bear his cross.
They took Jesus therefore: and he went out, bearing the cross for himself, unto the place called The place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha:
confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.
knowing this, that our old man was crucified with him , that the body of sin might be done away, that so we should no longer be in bondage to sin;
and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him , that we may be also glorified with him .
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think, God hath set forth us the apostles last of all, as men doomed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, both to angels and men.
1 Corinthians 15:31
I protest by that glorifying in you, brethren, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I that live, but Christ living in me: and that life which I now live in the flesh I live in faith, the faith which is in the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself up for me.
And they that are of Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with the passions and the lusts thereof.
But far be it from me to glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world hath been crucified unto me, and I unto the world.
that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed unto his death;
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;
Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
2 Thessalonians 3:11
For we hear of some that walk among you disorderly, that work not at all, but are busybodies.
1 Peter 4:1
Forasmuch then as Christ suffered in the flesh, arm ye yourselves also with the same mind; for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;
Fear not the things which thou art about to suffer: behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee the crown of life.
but my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it.
1 Kings 14:8
and rent the kingdom away from the house of David, and gave it thee; and yet thou hast not been as my servant David, who kept my commandments, and who followed me with all his heart, to do that only which was right in mine eyes,
If any man cometh unto me, and hateth not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
And when Jesus heard it, he said unto him, One thing thou lackest yet: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered, Whither I go, thou canst not follow now; but thou shalt follow afterwards.
Now this he spake, signifying by what manner of death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith unto him, Follow me.
Let us therefore go forth unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
2 Peter 1:14
knowing that the putting off of my tabernacle cometh swiftly, even as our Lord Jesus Christ signified unto me.
1 John 3:16
Hereby know we love, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.