Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone:
which in other generations was not made known to men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; that the Gentiles should be co-heirs,
And therefore He gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers; to qualify holy men for the work of the ministry,
2 Peter 3:2
that ye may be mindful of the words formerly spoken by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: knowing this first,
But, beloved, remember the words which were formerly spoken by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; for they told you,
And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on those that dwell upon the earth?
He hath judged the great whore, who corrupted the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand:
And therefore the wisdom of God hath said, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and persecute:
and will not God do justice for his elect that cry to Him day and night, though He bear long with them.
2 Thessalonians 1:6
seeing it is a righteous thing with God to render affliction to those that afflict you;