Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:

General references

Bible References


1 Thessalonians 2:1
And you are satisfied, my brethren, that our address to you was not fallacious:
Luke 12:50
the baptism, which I am to undergo, how do I long till it be accomplished?
2 Corinthians 6:12
our affections are as enlarged towards you, as yours are contracted towards us.

A desire

Luke 2:29
Lord, thou wilt grant thy servant a happy death, according to thy promise.
John 13:1
Now before the feast of the passover, Jesus perceiving that his hour was come, when he was to pass out of this world, and go to the father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
2 Corinthians 5:8
) in this assurance, I say, I think it best to be quit of this body, and be present with the Lord.
2 Timothy 4:6
as for me, my blood will soon be pour'd out, and the time of my departure draws nigh:


Luke 8:38
now the man, who had been dispossess'd, begg'd to take him with him. but Jesus dismissed him,
Luke 23:43
Jesus answer'd, verily I tell you, this day thou shalt be with me in paradise.
John 14:3
and when I am gone, and have prepar'd a place for you, I will come again, to take you with me, that where I am there ye may be also.
John 17:24
father, I desire that they also whom thou hast given me, may be with me where I am going; that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me: for thou didst love me before the foundation of the world; yet,
Acts 7:59
Thus they stoned Stephen, while he was calling upon God, and saying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit."
2 Corinthians 5:8
) in this assurance, I say, I think it best to be quit of this body, and be present with the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 4:17
then we, who shall be still alive, shall be convey'd together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall ever be with the Lord.
Revelation 14:13
Then I heard a voice from heaven, saying to me, "write, blessed are the dead who die in the Lord; yes, from henceforth, saith the spirit, they shall rest from their labours; and the recompence of their labours shall follow them."


Revelation 7:14
my Lord, answer'd I, you can tell. and he said to me, these are they who came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the lamb.

General references

Matthew 24:46
who shall be found so employed, at his master's return.
John 14:15
if ye love me, keep my commandments.
Romans 14:7
for we neither live, nor die, as if we were our own masters.