Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
And unto the angel of the church in Sardis, write, "THESE things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast the reputation of being alive, but art dead.
I know thy works, thy labour, and thy patience, and that thou canst not bear those who are evil: thou hast tried those who say they are apostles, but are not; and hast found them lyars:
And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia, write, "THESE things saith He that is holy, He that is true, He that hath the key of David, He that openeth what no man can shut; and shutteth what no man can open:
1 Corinthians 16:9
for I have a very fair and promising opportunity given me of propagating the gospel, tho' there are many opposers.
2 Corinthians 2:12
When an opportunity was given me by the Lord to preach the gospel of Christ, upon my arrival at Troas,
put up your requests likewise for me, that God would give me an opportunity to declare the mystery of Christ (for which I am even in bonds:)
2 Corinthians 12:8
I besought the Lord thrice, to make him leave me.
to these things I am equal, thro' Christ who strengthens me.
And hast kept
because you have kept my precept about patience, I also will keep you in the time of persecution, which shall happen to all the world, to try the inhabitants of the earth.
I shall soon come: happy is he that attends to the prophecies of this book."
he that hath received my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me: and he that loves me, shall be beloved by my father, and I will love him, and shew my self unto him.
remember what I told you, "the servant is not greater than his master." if they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have been spies upon my discourse, they will be so upon yours.
I have displayed thy name among those whom you have chosen out of the world for me: thine they were, and you gave them me; and they have kept thy word.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have struggled in a glorious cause: I have finish'd my career: I have stood to the faith:
And hast not
I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where the throne of satan is: thou maintainest my name, and hast not renounced your faith in me, even at a time when Antipas my faithful martyr was slain among you, where Satan dwells.
but he denied it before them all, saying, I know nothing of the matter.
but whoever shall renounce me before men, he shall be renounc'd before the angels of God.
the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and renounced in opposition to Pilate, who was determined to let him go.
1 Timothy 5:8
he that takes no care of his relations, especially those of his own family, has renounc'd the faith and is worse than an infidel.
1 John 2:22
who is so great an impostor as he, who denies that Jesus is the Christ? he is antichrist, that denies the father and the son.
For certain men have insinuated themselves among you, who were formerly proscrib'd to be punish'd; impious men, who pervert the divine favour to licentiousness, and renounce their only master, and Jesus Christ our Lord.
I declare unto you, "whatever things ye disallow on earth, are disallow'd by heaven: and whatever ye authorize on earth, are authoriz'd by heaven."