Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
I should have this opinion of you, being sensible you make the dispensation I am under a common concern, with respect to my confinement, and the defence and confirmation of the gospel.
however, you acted generously in assisting me in my necessity:
so that having been baptized with her family, she made us this request, if you think me sincere in my profession, pray come and lodge at my house; and she prevail'd upon us.
if then, some of the branches are broken off, and thou like a wild olive, were grafted in their place to partake of the root and sap of the olivestock;
distribute to the necessity of the saints; cultivate hospitality.
for those of Macedonia and Achaia, have thought fit to make a contribution for the poor converts at Jerusalem.
1 Corinthians 1:9
for he, who has called you to the communication of his son Jesus Christ our Lord, will make good his promise.
2 Corinthians 8:1
I must acquaint you, brethren, with the contribution which the churches of Macedonia have religiously made,
Therefore now, you are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and domesticks of God's family,
"that the Gentiles should be heirs as well as the Jews, make one body together, and partake of the divine promise in Christ by the gospel."
You then that formerly were alienated from God, and were enemies by your imaginations and wicked practices, even you has Jesus Christ now reconciled to the body of his church,
I beg you therefore by the common ties of friendship to receive him as you would myself.
for we were receiv'd into the communion of Christ, upon condition of inviolably maintaining the hope we had at the beginning even unto the end,
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter the servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who equally share with us in the advantages of faith, thro' the veracity of our God, and of Jesus Christ.
1 John 1:3
what we have seen and heard, we declare unto you, that ye also may be of the same society with us: and truly associated with the father, and with his son Jesus Christ.