Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick.
I thank God, for your remembrance of me,
Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, my joy and my crown, whom I long to see, continue firm in your christian profession, my beloved.
for I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, in order to establish you:
2 Corinthians 9:14
and you will have the advantage of their earnest prayers, for the exceeding favour God has bestowed upon them by you:
Believe in me, all ye that labour under oppression, and I will give you relief.
but he took with him Peter, and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be in a very great agony of grief.
that I have great heaviness, and continual sorrow in my heart.
1 Peter 1:6
This it is that fills you with joy, notwithstanding the various tryals, which still necessarily afflict you,
then Jesus wept.
but Paul replied, what do you mean by afflicting me thus with your tears? I am not only ready to meet my chains, but even to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.
bless them, but curse not. rejoice with those that do rejoice, and weep with those that weep.
1 Corinthians 12:26
so that if one member suffer, they all suffer with it: or if one be honoured, they partake of it.
bear with one another's infirmities, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
Wherefore I desire that you be not dejected at the tribulations I am under for your sake, which are matter of glory to you.