Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
How to be
How to be
1 Corinthians 4:9
For it seems to me that God has put us the Apostles last of all, as men whose fate is death: for we are put on view to the world, and to angels, and to men.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But in everything making it clear that we are the servants of God, in quiet strength, in troubles, in need, in sorrow,
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, myself make request to you by the quiet and gentle behaviour of Christ, I who am poor in spirit when with you, but who say what is in my mind to you without fear when I am away from you:
2 Corinthians 11:7
Or did I do wrong in making myself low so that you might be lifted up, because I gave you the good news of God without reward?
2 Corinthians 12:7
And because the revelations were so very great, in order that I might not be overmuch lifted up, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, one sent from Satan to give me pain.
He came to him in the waste land, in the unpeopled waste of sand: putting his arms round him and caring for him, he kept him as the light of his eye.
And you gave your good spirit to be their teacher, and did not keep back your manna from their mouths, and gave them water when they had need of it.
For the Lord, controlling me with a strong hand, gave me orders not to go in the way of this people, saying,
Truly, after I had been turned, I had regret for my ways; and after I had got knowledge, I made signs of sorrow: I was put to shame, truly, I was covered with shame, because I had to undergo the shame of my early years.
Take my yoke on you and become like me, for I am gentle and without pride, and you will have rest for your souls;
And he said to them, For this reason every scribe who has become a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house, who gives out from his store things new and old.
For this was not the teaching of Christ which was given to you;