Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren! do not become children, in your understandings; but, in baseness, become babes, while, in your understandings, ye become, full-grown.
Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright, for there is a hereafter for the man of peace;
Ye, therefore, shall become, perfect: as, your heavenly Father, is perfect.
Jesus said unto him - If thou desirest to be perfect, Withdraw! sell thy substance, and give to the destitute, - and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens; and come! be following me.
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brethren, farewell! Be getting restored, be taking encouragement, be of one mind, live in peace, - and, the God of love and peace, will be with you.
And, he, gave - some, indeed, to be apostles, and some, prophets, and some, evangelists, and some, shepherds and teachers, -
Not that I have, already, received, or have, already, reached perfection, but I am pressing on - if I may even lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by Christ Jesus: -
Epaphras who is from among you, a servant of Christ Jesus, saluteth you, - at all times, contending in your behalf in his prayers, that ye may be caused to stand complete and fully assured in everything willed by God;
But, to such as are mature, pertaineth, the strong food, to them who, by reason of habit, have their organs of perception well trained for discriminating both good and evil.
For, oft, are we stumbling, one and all: If anyone, in word, doth not stumble, the same, is a mature man, able to curb even the whole body.
1 Peter 5:10
Howbeit, the God of all favour - who hath called you unto his age-abiding glory in Christ - when, for a little, ye have suffered, Himself, will adjust, confirm, strengthen: -
1 Corinthians 2:8
Which, none of the rulers of this age had come to know, for, had they known, not, in that case, the Lord of the glory, would they have crucified!
Who leadeth away priests as a spoil, and, men firmly seated, He overturneth:
Wherefore have nations assembled in tumult? Or should, peoples, mutter an empty thing?
Surely, foolish, are the princes of Zoan, the wisest counsellors of Pharaoh, in counsel are brutish, - How can ye say unto Pharaoh, Son of the wise, am I Son of the kings of olden time?
Who delivereth dignitaries to nothingness, - Judges of earth, like a desolation, hath he made:
Who, by our father, through means of the Holy Spirit, even by the mouth of David thy servant, said - Unto what end did nations rage, and, peoples, busy themselves with empty things?