Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:
Another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden censer; and much incense was given to him, so that he might add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.
Then the sixth angel sounded, and I heard
a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,
Then another angel,
the one who has power over fire, came out from the altar; and he called with a loud voice to him who had the sharp sickle, saying, “ Put in your sharp sickle and gather the clusters from the vine of the earth, because her grapes are ripe.”
The priest shall also put some of the blood on the horns of
the altar of fragrant incense which is before the Lord in the tent of meeting; and all the blood of the bull he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering which is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am already being
poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come.
Then I saw
thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
2 Corinthians 5:8
we are of good courage, I say, and
prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.
But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the
desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;
I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
‘I know where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.
And I will grant authority to my two
witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.”
overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.
I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
2 Timothy 1:8
do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,