Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

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Romans 9:30
What shall we say then? [Simply this]: That the Gentiles, who did not attempt to become right with God [by how they lived] were made right with God, and this was the result of their faith [in Christ].
Romans 14:19
So then, let us pursue such things that produce peace and things that build one another up [spiritually].
1 Timothy 5:10
having a reputation for doing good deeds, [such as] bringing up children, showing hospitality to strangers, washing the feet of the saints [i.e., God's holy people], assisting people in trouble and devoting herself to doing all [other] kinds of good deeds.
1 Timothy 6:11
But you, man of God, run from these things [See verses 3-10], and pursue right living and godliness, having faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
Hebrews 12:14
Actively seek to live in peace with all people. And be dedicated to God, because no one will see God without this.
1 Peter 3:11
He should turn away from wrong living and do what is good. He should desire peace and do whatever it takes to maintain it.
3 John 1:11
Dear [friend], do not imitate what is evil, but [only] what is good. The person who does what is good is [a child] of God; the one who does evil has not seen God [spiritually].

Desire

1 Corinthians 12:1
Now concerning spiritual [i.e., supernatural] gifts, brothers, I want you to be [fully] knowledgeable.
Ephesians 1:3
May the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ be praised, for He has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in [fellowship with] Christ. [Note: The term "heavenly realms" is used somewhat differently throughout this book. Here it refers to Christians as part of the church on earth].

Prophesy

1 Corinthians 14:3
But the person who prophesies speaks [God's message] to people to build them up [spiritually], encourage them and comfort them.
1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I have the [spiritual] gift of prophecy, and can understand all [of God's] secret purposes, and have all knowledge; and if I have all [the supernatural] faith necessary to relocate mountains [See Matt. 17:20], but do not have love [for people], I am nothing.
Romans 12:6
And we [all] have different gifts, in harmony with the unearned favor [God has] shown us. If our gift is the ability to prophesy [i.e., to speak for God], we should make use of this gift in harmony with the amount of faith we have.
1 Thessalonians 5:20
Do not look down on prophetic messages.
1 Timothy 4:14
Do not neglect [using] the gift [i.e., of serving as an evangelist. See II Tim. 4:5], which was given to you in response to a prophetic message [or, prediction], along with the laying on of the elders' hands [i.e., signifying your appointment].

General references

1 Corinthians 16:14
Everything you do should be done lovingly.
1 Thessalonians 5:20
Do not look down on prophetic messages.