Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
We die unto
This spoke he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he said unto him, Follow me.
For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell asleep, and was laid with his fathers, and saw corruption:
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Then Paul answered, What mean you to weep and to break my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.
1 Thessalonians 5:10
Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.
We live therefore
1 Corinthians 3:22
Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;
1 Corinthians 15:23
But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also who sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on: Yea, says the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them.