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 with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, how incessantly I make mention of you always in my prayers,
I say the truth in Christ, I lye not, (my conscience bearing me witness in the holy Ghost,)
(Now in what I write to you, behold, before God, I do not lie.)
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither at any time used we flattering speech, as ye know, nor covetous pretence, God is witness:
for he much longed after you all, and was greatly concerned because ye had heard that he was sick.
Wherefore, my brethren, beloved and much desired, my joy and crown, so stand ye fast in the Lord, my beloved.
2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice when we exert not our power, and when ye are strong: as this is what we wish, even your perfection.
My little children, of whom I do as it were travail in birth again,
For I would have you know what a great conflict I have for you, and for those in Laodicea, and as many as have not seen me in person:
1 Thessalonians 2:8
so we, being affectionately desirous of you, were willing to impart to you, not only the gospel of God, but even our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
2 Timothy 1:4
greatly desiring to see thee, (for I remember thy tears,) that I may be filled with joy:
If therefore there be any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any participation of the Spirit,
in the remission of their sins, through the tender mercy of our God, whereby the day-spring hath visited us from on high,
2 Corinthians 7:15
And his bowels are exceedingly moved towards you, when he calls to mind the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.
him therefore, as my own bowels, do thou receive.
1 John 3:17
But if any one, who hath the good things of the world, seeth his brother in want, and shutteth up his bowels from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?