Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
The latter do so from love because they know that I am placed here for the defense of the gospel.
And every day both in the temple courts and from house to house, they did not stop teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus was the Christ.
Philip went down to the main city of Samaria and began proclaiming the Christ to them.
and immediately he began to proclaim Jesus in the synagogues, saying, "This man is the Son of God."
You know the message he sent to the people of Israel, proclaiming the good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all) --
But there were some men from Cyprus and Cyrene among them who came to Antioch and began to speak to the Greeks too, proclaiming the good news of the Lord Jesus.
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we preach about a crucified Christ, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles.
2 Corinthians 1:19
For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, the one who was proclaimed among you by us -- by me and Silvanus and Timothy -- was not "Yes" and "No," but it has always been "Yes" in him.
2 Corinthians 4:5
For we do not proclaim ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your slaves for Jesus' sake.
1 Timothy 3:16
And we all agree, our religion contains amazing revelation: He was revealed in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.
They do all their deeds to be seen by people, for they make their phylacteries wide and their tassels long.
Now I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who create dissensions and obstacles contrary to the teaching that you learned. Avoid them!
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still influenced by the flesh. For since there is still jealousy and dissension among you, are you not influenced by the flesh and behaving like unregenerate people?
1 Corinthians 13:3
If I give away everything I own, and if I give over my body in order to boast, but do not have love, I receive no benefit.
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.
Now this matter arose because of the false brothers with false pretenses who slipped in unnoticed to spy on our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, to make us slaves.
Or do you think the scripture means nothing when it says, "The spirit that God caused to live within us has an envious yearning"?
The former proclaim Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, because they think they can cause trouble for me in my imprisonment.
1 Peter 5:2
Give a shepherd's care to God's flock among you, exercising oversight not merely as a duty but willingly under God's direction, not for shameful profit but eagerly.