Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.

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Bible References

Covet

1 Corinthians 8:1
Now as to things which have been sacrificed to idols. This is a subject which we already understand--because we all have knowledge of it. Knowledge, however, tends to make people conceited; it is love that builds us up.
1 Corinthians 14:1
Be eager in your pursuit of this Love, and be earnestly ambitious for spiritual gifts, but let it be chiefly so in order that you may prophesy.
Matthew 5:6
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be completely satisfied.
Luke 10:42
and yet only one thing is really necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion and she shall not be deprived of it."

Shew

Philippians 3:8
Nay, I even reckon all things as pure loss because of the priceless privilege of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. And for His sake I have suffered the loss of everything, and reckon it all as mere refuse, in order that I may win Christ and be found in union with Him,
Hebrews 11:4
Through faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain did, and through this faith he obtained testimony that he was righteous, God giving the testimony by accepting his gifts; and through it, though he is dead, he still speaks.

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1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all that you do be done from motives of love.