Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.
because he came close to death
for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete what was deficient in your service to me.
according to my
earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.
Then Paul answered, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For
I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.”
2 Corinthians 12:15
most gladly spend and be expended for your souls. If I love you more, am I to be loved less?
1 Thessalonians 2:8
Having so fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to
impart to you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become very dear to us.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am already being
poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come.
1 John 3:16
We know love by this, that
He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am
amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.
I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the gospel of God, so that my offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.
1 Peter 2:5
you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my
confidence in you; great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort; I am overflowing with joy in all our affliction.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions.
1 Thessalonians 3:7
for this reason, brethren, in all our distress and affliction we were comforted about you through your faith;