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 for the work of the Christ he was near unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.
according to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death.
But none of these things move me, neither do I count my life dear unto myself, only that I might finish my course with joy and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will very gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.
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 4:6
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my release is at hand.
1 John 3:16
In this we have known the charity of God because he laid down his life for us; we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
But I have all and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.
Therefore, I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies in living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing unto God, which is your rational worship.
being the minister of Jesus Christ, to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be well pleasing, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips confessing his name.
1 Peter 2:5
ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, well pleasing to God by Jesus, the Christ.
2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you; I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.
who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fulfill in my flesh that which is lacking of the tribulations of the Christ for his body's sake, which is the congregation ,
1 Thessalonians 3:7
Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our tribulation and need by your faith;