Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.
now hope will not deceive us, because the love of God is diffused thro' our hearts, by the holy spirit which is given to us;
as it is written, "behold, I lay in Sion a stumbling-stone, and a rock of offence: and whosoever believeth in him, shall not be ashamed."
2 Corinthians 7:14
so that I am not ashamed of the commendations I have formerly given you to him; but as I have always preached the truth to you, so in my commendation to Titus, I have said nothing but truth of you.
2 Corinthians 10:8
for though I should more than ever magnify my authority, which the Lord hath given us for your improvement, and not for your ruin, I should have no reason to be ashamed;
in particular for me, that I may have leave to speak without any restraint, and make known the mystery of the gospel,
1 Peter 4:16
but whoever suffers as a christian, let him not be asham'd, but rather give thanks to God upon that account.
1 John 2:28
adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
even many of our brethren, encourag'd by my bonds, preach the word with greater freedom and intrepidity.
2 Corinthians 2:14
but thanks be to God, who maketh me triumph, thro' Christ, and spreads his healing doctrine by me, in eevery place:
and if my blood should serve as a libation to ratify your faith, I should rejoice and congratulate with you all thereupon;
neither yield your members as instruments to iniquity: but yield yourselves unto God, as being alive after having been dead; and your members as instruments of righteousness.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God to you, that you present your bodies a living victim, holy, acceptable unto God, as the service of a rational being.
1 Corinthians 6:20
for you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
1 Corinthians 7:34
there is the same difference between a married woman and a virgin: the last is religiously concern'd to be holy, both in body and mind: but she that is married is taken up with worldly cares to please her husband.
2 Corinthians 5:15
that they who are in a state of life should not live at their own discretion, but to the service of him who died for them, and rose again.
1 Thessalonians 5:23
Now may the God of peace make you intirely holy: may every part of you, your spirit, soul, and body be preserved irreprovable at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
I am doubly press'd between my desire to depart, in order to be with Christ, which is by far the best for ME;
"Now is my soul troubled; what! shall I say, father, save me from this concern? but for this cause am I come, even for this very concern.
this he said to signify to Peter by what death he should glorify God. and when he had spoken this, he said to him, follow me.
things that little affect me, nor is life so much my concern, as to finish my course, and the charge I receiv'd from the Lord Jesus, to attest the declaration of the divine favour.
but Paul replied, what do you mean by afflicting me thus with your tears? I am not only ready to meet my chains, but even to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.
for we neither live, nor die, as if we were our own masters.
1 Corinthians 15:31
I am daily receiving new mortifications, witness your cruel boastings against me, which I bear for the sake of Christ Jesus our Lord;
2 Corinthians 4:10
always bearing about in my body the marks of sufferings like those of Jesus, so that Jesus might be plainly prov'd to be alive by the sufferings of my body.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and am filling up the measure of those remaining afflictions, which in my turn I am to suffer in this life, in the cause of Christ, for the sake of his body, which is the church:
2 Timothy 4:6
as for me, my blood will soon be pour'd out, and the time of my departure draws nigh:
2 Peter 1:12
for this reason I shall never omit to put you in mind of these things, however knowing you are already, and settled in the truth.