Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
I have the
1 Corinthians 12:8
for to one the spirit gives the knowledge of the prophetical writings; to another the same spirit gives the knowledge of the doctrines of religion;
1 Corinthians 14:1
Cultivate social virtue; then desire spiritual gifts, but chiefly that of explaining the prophetical writings.
many will cry out to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? have we not cast out devils in thy name? and in thy name have we not wrought many miracles?
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let men consider us, as the ministers of Christ, who dispense the divine mysteries.
to whom he answered, because you are allowed to know the mysteries of the gospel-dispensation, but to them it is not allowed.
I would not, brethren, have you ignorant of this secret, (for fear you should presume too much on your selves) that blindness has fallen upon a part of Israel, until the time when the Gentiles shall be fully come in.
Now to him that is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, conformable to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret from antient times, but now is laid open,
by the reading whereof you may perceive how far I am let into the secret of Christ.
in particular for me, that I may have leave to speak without any restraint, and make known the mystery of the gospel,
that mystery, which has been hid from ages and generations, but is now made manifest to his saints:
1 Timothy 3:16
the mystery of piety is the pillar and basts of truth; and certainly most extraordinary. God has appear'd in the flesh, been justified by the spirit, seen by angels, proclaim'd to the Gentiles, believ'd by the world, and assum'd into glory.
And though i have all
1 Corinthians 12:9
to another faith; to another the gifts of healing;
because of your incredulity, said Jesus: for I tell you truly, if ye had ever so little faith, ye might say to this mountain, remove hence to yonder place, and it should remove; and nothing would be too difficult for you.
Jesus answered them, I declare to you, if ye have a full assurance of faith, ye shall not only be able to do this to a fig-tree, but if ye should even say to this mountain, be thou removed, and cast into the sea; it should be done.
but Jesus replied, and said to them, rely upon God.
The Apostles having said to the Lord, increase our faith, he answer'd them,
1 Corinthians 13:3
and tho' I distribute my whole substance to the poor, and give my body to be burned, and have not social affection, it profits me nothing.
1 Corinthians 7:19
circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, in comparison of obeying the divine commands.
1 Corinthians 8:4
As to the eating therefore of what is offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that the heathen deities have no real existence, and that there is but one God.
when seeing a fig-tree by the way, he came to it, and finding nothing thereon, but bare leaves, said to it, may you never more bear fruit. and presently the fig-tree withered away.
2 Corinthians 12:11
Am I become vain? 'tis you have forc'd me to it: for I ought to have been commended by you: since I am not inferior to the chiefest of the apostles, tho' in myself I am nothing.
for if a man thinks himself to be considerable, when he is not, he deceives himself.