Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Edification

1 Corinthians 14:4
He who makes use of tongues may do good to himself; but he who gives the prophet's word does good to the church.
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now about things offered to images: we all seem to ourselves to have knowledge. Knowledge gives pride, but love gives true strength.
1 Corinthians 10:23
We are free to do all things, but there are things which it is not wise to do. We are free to do all things, but not all things are for the common good.
Acts 9:31
And so the church through all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was made strong; and, living in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, was increased greatly.
Romans 14:19
So then, let us go after the things which make peace, and the things by which we may be a help to one another.
Romans 15:2
Let every one of us give pleasure to his neighbour for his good, to make him strong.
Ephesians 4:12
For the training of the saints as servants in the church, for the building up of the body of Christ:
1 Thessalonians 5:11
So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.
1 Timothy 1:4
Or to give attention to stories and long lists of generations, from which come questionings and doubts, in place of God's ordered way of life which is in faith;
Jude 1:20
But you, my loved ones, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, and making prayers in the Holy Spirit,

Exhortation

Luke 3:18
And so comforting them with these and other words, he gave the good news to the people;
Acts 13:15
And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the Synagogue sent to them, saying, Brothers, if you have a word of comfort for the people, say on.
Acts 14:22
Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.
Acts 15:32
And Judas and Silas, who themselves were prophets, gave teaching to the brothers and made them strong in the faith.
Romans 12:8
He who has the power of comforting, let him do so; he who gives, let him give freely; he who has the power of ruling, let him do it with a serious mind; he who has mercy on others, let it be with joy.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our witness does not come from error or from an unclean heart or from deceit:
1 Thessalonians 4:1
And last of all, the prayer which we make to you from our heart and in the name of the Lord Jesus, is this: that as we made clear to you what sort of behaviour is pleasing to God, as in fact you are doing now, so you will go on in these ways, but more and more.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.
2 Thessalonians 3:12
Now to such we give orders and make request in the Lord Jesus, that, working quietly, they get their living.
1 Timothy 4:13
Till I come, give attention to the reading of the holy Writings, to comforting the saints, and to teaching.
1 Timothy 6:2
And let those whose masters are of the faith have respect for them because they are brothers, working for them the more readily, because those who take part in the good work are of the faith and are dear. Give orders and teaching about these things.
2 Timothy 4:2
Be preaching the word at all times, in every place; make protests, say sharp words, give comfort, with long waiting and teaching;
Titus 1:9
Keeping to the true word of the teaching, so that he may be able to give comfort by right teaching and overcome the arguments of the doubters.
Titus 2:6
To the young men give orders to be wise and serious-minded:
Hebrews 3:13
But give comfort to one another every day as long as it is still Today; so that no one among you may be made hard by the deceit of sin:
Hebrews 10:25
Not giving up our meetings, as is the way of some, but keeping one another strong in faith; and all the more because you see the day coming near.
Hebrews 13:22
But, brothers, take kindly the words which I have said for your profit; for I have not sent you a long letter.
1 Peter 5:12
I have sent you this short letter by Silvanus, a true brother, in my opinion; comforting you and witnessing that this is the true grace of God; keep to it.

Comfort

1 Corinthians 14:31
For you may all be prophets in turn so that all may get knowledge and comfort;
2 Corinthians 1:4
Who gives us comfort in all our troubles, so that we may be able to give comfort to others who are in trouble, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
2 Corinthians 2:7
So that now, on the other hand, it is right for him to have forgiveness and comfort from you, for fear that his sorrow may be over-great.
Ephesians 6:22
Whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, so that you may have knowledge of our position, and that he may give comfort to your hearts.
Colossians 4:8
And I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may have news of how we are, and so that he may give your hearts comfort;
1 Thessalonians 2:11
Even as you saw how, like a father with his children, we were teaching and comforting you all, and giving witness,
1 Thessalonians 3:2
We sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the good news of Christ, to give you strength and comfort in your faith;
1 Thessalonians 4:18
So then, give comfort to one another with these words.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.

General references

1 Thessalonians 5:20
Do not make little of the words of the prophets;

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