Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

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Not many mighty

Luke 1:3
it has seemed right to me also, after careful investigation of the facts from their commencement, to write for you, most noble Theophilus, a connected account,
John 4:46
So He came once more to Cana in Galilee, where He had made the water into wine. Now there was a certain officer of the King's court whose son was ill at Capernaum.
John 19:38
After this, Joseph of Arimathaea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but for fear of the Jews a secret disciple, asked Pilate's permission to carry away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him leave. So he came and removed the body.
Acts 13:7
who was a friend of the Proconsul Sergius Paulus. The Proconsul was a man of keen intelligence. He sent for Barnabas and Saul, and asked to be told God's Message.
Acts 17:34
A few, however, attached themselves to him and believed, among them being Dionysius a member of the Council, a gentlewoman named Damaris, and some others.
Philippians 4:22
All God's people here greet you--especially the members of Caesar's household.
James 1:9
Let a brother in humble life rejoice when raised to a higher position;
James 2:5
Listen, my dearly-loved brethren. Has not God chosen those whom the world regards as poor to be rich in faith and heirs of the Kingdom which He has promised to those that love Him?
2 John 1:1
The Elder to the elect lady and her children. Truly I love you all, and not I alone, but also all who know the truth,

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Romans 9:16
And from this we learn that everything is dependent not on man's will or endeavour, but upon God who has mercy. For the Scripture said to Pharaoh,