Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
By the favor that God has shown me, I would tell every one of you not to think too highly of himself, but to think reasonably, judging himself by the degree of faith God has allowed him.
But, just to refresh your memories, I have written you pretty boldly on some points, because of the favor God has shown me
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by God's favor I have become what I am, and the favor he showed me has not gone for nothing, but I have worked harder than any of them, although it was not really I but the favor God showed me.
2 Corinthians 3:5
Not that I am of myself qualified to claim anything as originating with me. My qualification is from God,
And when God, who had set me apart from my birth and had called me in his mercy, saw fit
1 Timothy 1:11
as set forth in the glorious good news of the blessed God with which I have been intrusted.
to take this place of service as an apostle which Judas left to go where he belonged."
1 Corinthians 9:2
If I am not an apostle to other people, I certainly am one to you, for you yourselves, in your relation to the Lord, are the certificate of my apostleship.
For obedience to the faith
For I will venture to speak only of what Christ has accomplished through me in winning the heathen to obedience, by word and action,
and at the command of the eternal God made known through the writings of the prophets to all the heathen, to lead them to obedience and faith??27 to the one wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ. Amen.
So God's message continued to spread; the number of the disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a great many priests accepted the faith.
2 Corinthians 10:4
for the weapons I use are not earthly ones, but divinely strong for destroying fortresses.
and when he was fully qualified, he became a source of unending salvation for all who obey him,
Does God belong to the Jews alone? Does he not belong to the heathen too? Of course he belongs to the heathen too;
For his name
Symeon has told how God first showed an interest in taking from among the heathen a people to bear his name.
so that we might praise the splendid blessing which he has given us through his beloved Son.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;