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.
for he came near dying for the Lord's work, and risked his life to make up for what was lacking in the service you have done me.
for I eagerly and confidently hope that I shall never disgrace myself but that this time as always hitherto, living or dying, I shall do Christ credit by my unfailing courage.
But my life does not matter, if I can only finish my race and do the service intrusted to me by the Lord Jesus, of declaring the good news of God's favor.
Then Paul answered, "What do you mean by crying and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound at Jerusalem but to die there for the sake of the Lord Jesus."
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will be glad to spend all I have and all I am for your sake. Are you going to love me the less for loving you so intensely?
1 Thessalonians 2:8
That was the kind of affection we had for you, which made us ready to share with you not only God's good news but our own lives too, because you were so dear to us.
2 Timothy 4:6
My life is already being poured out, and the time has come for my departure.
1 John 3:16
We know what love means from the fact that he laid down his life for us; so we also ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.
You have paid me in full, and more too. I am fully supplied with what I have received from you through Epaphroditus. It is like fragrant incense, just such a sacrifice as God welcomes and approves.
I appeal to you, therefore, brothers, by this mercy of God, to offer your bodies in a living sacrifice that will be holy and acceptable to God; that is your rational worship.
in making me a minister of Christ Jesus among the heathen, to act as a priest of God's good news, to see that the heathen are an acceptable sacrifice, consecrated by the holy Spirit.
In his name let us continually offer praise as our sacrifice to God??he utterance of lips that glorify God's name.
1 Peter 2:5
and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.
2 Corinthians 7:4
I have the greatest confidence in you. I take the greatest pride in you. I am fully comforted. After all my trouble, I am overjoyed.
At present I am glad to be suffering in your interest, and I am making up in my own person what is lacking in Christ's sufferings for the church, which is his body.
1 Thessalonians 3:7
I feel encouraged, brothers, about you, in spite of all my distress and trouble, at your faith,
So you will find in me fresh cause for Christian exultation, through having me with you again.