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
Brothers and sisters, do not be children in your thinking. Instead, be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.
Take note of the one who has integrity! Observe the godly! For the one who promotes peace has a future.
So then, be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be perfect, go sell your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice, set things right, be encouraged, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.
It was he who gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
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.
Epaphras, who is one of you and a slave of Christ, greets you. He is always struggling in prayer on your behalf, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.
But solid food is for the mature, whose perceptions are trained by practice to discern both good and evil.
For we all stumble in many ways. If someone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect individual, able to control the entire body as well.
1 Peter 5:10
And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
1 Corinthians 2:8
None of the rulers of this age understood it. If they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
He leads priests away stripped and overthrows the potentates.
Why do the nations rebel? Why are the countries devising plots that will fail?
The officials of Zoan are nothing but fools; Pharaoh's wise advisers give stupid advice. How dare you say to Pharaoh, "I am one of the sages, one well-versed in the writings of the ancient kings?"
He is the one who reduces rulers to nothing; he makes the earth's leaders insignificant.
who said by the Holy Spirit through your servant David our forefather, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot foolish things?