Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I always remember you in my prayers,
I say the truth in Christ, I do not lie, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Spirit,
Now the things which I write unto you, behold, before God, I do not lie.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For we were never flatterers in the word, as ye know, nor tainted with covetousness, God is witness,
For he longed after you all and was full of heaviness, because ye had heard that he had been sick
Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.
2 Corinthians 13:9
By which we are glad that we are weak and ye are strong, and even so we pray for your perfection.
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ is formed in you,
For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh,
1 Thessalonians 2:8
loving you so much, that we were willing to give unto you, not only the gospel of God, but even our own souls, because ye are dear unto us.
2 Timothy 1:4
greatly desiring to see thee (being mindful of thy tears), that I may be filled with joy,
Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of charity, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
Therefore my bowels shall sound like a harp for Moab and my inward parts for Kirharesh.
Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory; where is thy zeal and thy strength, the feeling of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?
Peradventure is Ephraim a precious son unto me? Peradventure is he unto me a delightful child? With all this since I spoke of him, I have remembered him constantly. Therefore my bowels are troubled for him; in tenderness I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.
through the bowels of mercy of our God, whereby the dayspring from on high has visited us
2 Corinthians 7:15
And his inward affection is more abundant toward you while he remembers the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.
whom I send again unto thee; therefore, receive him, as you would receive me.
1 John 3:17
But whosoever has this world's goods and sees his brother have need and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how does the charity of God abide in him?