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 was nigh unto death, not regarding his own life, so that he might fill up what was wanting in your kind offices towards me.
According to my earnest expectation and hope, that I shall be put to shame in nothing; but that with all freedom of speech, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether by life or by death.
But none of these things move me, nor do I account my life dear, so that I may 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.
But Paul answered, What do ye mean, weeping and breaking my heart? for I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will with the greatest pleasure spend and be spent for your souls; even though the more I love you, the less I should be loved.
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 4:6
For I am now going to be sacrificed, and the time of my dissolution is near.
1 John 3:16
In this we know his love, that He laid down his life for us: and we should be ready to lay down our lives for the brethren.
And indeed I have it all, and now abound: I am fully supplied, having received of Epaphroditus the things sent by you, a fragrant odor, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.
that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, administring the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being 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 giving thanks to his name.
1 Peter 2:5
and precious, ye also are built up as living stones, a spiritual house, an holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 7:4
I use much freedom of speech to you, and I boast much of you: I am filled with comfort, and superabound in joy above all our affliction.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up what is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh, for the sake of his body, which is the church.
1 Thessalonians 3:7
by this we were comforted in you, my brethren, under all our affliction and distress, because of your faith:
that your rejoicing in Christ Jesus may abound through me, by my coming to you again.