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 Christ, he came near to death; imperiling his soul, that he might fill up your lack of ministry toward me.
according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I shall in nothing be put to shame, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether through life, or through death.
But I make not my soul of any value as dear to myself, so that I may accomplish my course, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to fully testify the Gospel of the grace of God.
Then Paul answered, "What are ye doing, weeping and crushing my heart? For I am ready, not only to be bound, but to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus."
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I to be loved the less?
1 Thessalonians 2:8
so, being affectionately desirous of you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not only the Gospel of God, but also our own souls, because ye became dear to us.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure has arrived.
1 John 3:16
In this we have known the love, that He laid down His soul in our behalf; and we ought to lay down our souls in behalf of the brethren.
But I have all, and abound; I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odor of sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.
I beseech you, therefore, brethren, through the mercies of God, to present, your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing to God, which is your rational service;
that I should be a minister of Jesus Christ to the gentiles, ministering the Gospel of God, that the offering up of the gentiles may become acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
Through Him, therefore, let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually; that is, the fruit of our lips making confession to His name.
1 Peter 2:5
ye yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my boldness toward you; great is my glorying on your behalf; I am filled with consolation; I overflow with joy in all our tribulation.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings in your behalf, and fill up in turn the deficiencies of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh for the sake of His body, which is the assembly;
that your glorying may abound in Jesus Christ in me through my presence with you again.