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, I think, God did set forth us the apostles last, as doomed to death; because we became a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves as God's ministers, in much patience, in tribulations, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, myself entreat you, through the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in your presence, indeed, am lowly among you; but, being absent, am bold toward you;
2 Corinthians 11:7
Or did I commit a sin in abasing myself, that ye might be exalted, because I proclaimed to you the Gospel of God without cost?
2 Corinthians 12:7
And, that I might not be exalted overmuch by the exceeding greatness of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, that I might not be exalted overmuch.
Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me; because I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest for your souls;
and He said to them, "Therefore, every scribe, having been made a disciple to the Kingdom of heaven, is like a householder, who brings forth out of his treasure things new and old."
But ye did not so learn Christ;