Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,
2 Corinthians 10:13
I will not boast of any thing done without my province, but confine myself within that line by which God has mark'd out my bounds, and in which you are included.
2 Corinthians 11:31
the ever-blessed God, and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, knows that I speak truth.
2 Corinthians 12:6
tho' if I had a mind to glory, I might do it without vanity, for I should say nothing but what is true: but now I forbear, lest any man should ascribe more to me than my actions, or my preaching can justify.
whereas Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil, he disputed about the body of Moses, did not take the liberty to inveigh against him, but said, "the Lord rebuke thee."
as for the disciples, they went and preached the gospel in all parts: the Lord co-operating with them, and confirming their doctrine by the miracles that accompany'd it.
when they were arrived, and had assembled the Church, they related what great things God had wrought by them, and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles:
and being arrived at Jerusalem, they were receiv'd by the church, by the apostles, and presbyters, to whom they related all that God had done by them.
after having saluted them, he gave a particular account of what God had wrought by his ministry among the Gentiles.
(for he that had wrought powerfully in Peter with respect to his apostleship among the Jews, had also wrought powerfully in me upon account of the Gentiles:) and when James,
1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollos watered: but God gave the increase.
2 Corinthians 3:1
Do I begin again to commend my self? or need I, as some others, commendatory letters to you, or from you?
2 Corinthians 6:1
Invested then with such a commission, I beseech you let not the offers of divine favour be made to you in vain.
by whose favour I have received the office of an apostle to bring the Gentiles every where to the obedience of faith preached in his name:
but God be thanked, that you, who were the vassals of sin, have sincerely obeyed in the manner the gospel prescribed.
and by the writings of the prophets (according to the commandment of the eternal God) made known to all the Gentiles, to induce them to obey the faith:
and Jesus came, and said to them, all power has been given me in heaven and in earth.
first I warn'd the people of Damascus, of Jerusalem, of all Judea, and then the Gentiles, to repent, and turn to God, by acting suitably to their repentance.
2 Corinthians 10:4
our military arms are not so defective, but divinely effectual to demolish all their ramparts;
and by a perfect obedience he procured eternal salvation for all that obey him;
'Twas by faith that he who was named Abraham, showed his obedience in travelling to a foreign country, which he was afterwards to inherit; and began his journey without knowing where he was going.
let your discourse and your actions be all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the father by him.
2 Thessalonians 2:17
and establish you in all sound doctrine and virtue.
Don't delusively content your selves with being of the audience, but put what you hear in practice:
1 John 3:18
my dear children, let not our love be only in the language of our lips, but in the real effects of the heart.