Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will in no way be disappointed, but with all boldness, as always, now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.
For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 1:30
But of him, you are in Christ Jesus, who was made to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption:
But far be it from me to boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
When Christ, our life, is revealed, then you will also be revealed with him in glory.
But I am in a dilemma between the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.
The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil [to come].
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Could oppression, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
1 Corinthians 3:22
whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come. All are yours,
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we don't want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you don't grieve like the rest, who have no hope.
I heard the voice from heaven saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors; for their works follow with them."
He who seeks his life will lose it; and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.
Blessed is that servant whom his lord finds doing so when he comes.
If you love me, keep my commandments.
For none of us lives to himself, and none dies to himself.