Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

Bible References

We see

2 Corinthians 3:18
And we all, with unveiled faces reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another, which is from the Lord, who is the Spirit.
2 Corinthians 5:7
for we live by faith, not by sight.
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already attained this -- that is, I have not already been perfected -- but I strive to lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus also laid hold of me.
James 1:23
For if someone merely listens to the message and does not live it out, he is like someone who gazes at his own face in a mirror.

Darkly

Judges 14:12
Samson said to them, "I will give you a riddle. If you really can solve it during the seven days the party lasts, I will give you thirty linen robes and thirty sets of clothes.
Ezekiel 17:2
"Son of man, offer a riddle, and tell a parable to the house of Israel.

Face

Exodus 33:11
The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, the way a person speaks to a friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his servant, Joshua son of Nun, a young man, did not leave the tent.
Numbers 12:8
With him I will speak face to face, openly, and not in riddles; and he will see the form of the Lord. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?"
Matthew 5:8
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
Matthew 18:10
"See that you do not disdain one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.
Romans 8:18
For I consider that our present sufferings cannot even be compared to the glory that will be revealed to us.
1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.
Revelation 22:4
and they will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads.

Now

1 Corinthians 13:9
For we know in part, and we prophesy in part,
John 10:15
just as the Father knows me and I know the Father -- and I lay down my life for the sheep.

General references

Ezekiel 17:2
"Son of man, offer a riddle, and tell a parable to the house of Israel.
1 Corinthians 13:9
For we know in part, and we prophesy in part,
2 Corinthians 5:7
for we live by faith, not by sight.

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