Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

Bible References

To the

1 Corinthians 3:5
After all, who is Apollos? And who is Paul? They are [only] servants through whom you believed [in Christ], with each one doing what the Lord gave him to do.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But I am whatever I am because of God's unearned favor, and the favor He showed me was not for nothing [i.e., Paul made the most of his conversion by being extra diligent in his service to God]. But I worked harder than all the other apostles, yet it was not I, but God's favor on me [that accomplished it].
Romans 1:5
It was through Jesus, and for His name's sake, that we [i.e., I] received God's favor to become an apostle, in order to bring about obedience based on faith from among people of all nations.
Romans 12:3
And because of God's unearned favor shown to me [i.e., in appointing me to be an apostle], I am telling every person among you not to think he is more important than he really is. Instead, he should have a sensible estimate [of his gifts] in harmony with the degree of faith God has given to each person.
Romans 15:15
But I have written to you quite boldly in some places to remind you [of certain things], because of the favor shown to me by God,
Ephesians 3:2
[Note: Paul here digresses from his prayer, begun in 1:15-16, to explain the circumstances of his being a prisoner on behalf of these Gentiles]. [I assume] you have heard about my commission [to minister] to you, which was given to me by God's unearned favor.
Colossians 1:29
This is the reason that I work hard and struggle also, using God's mighty power which is at work in me.
1 Timothy 1:11
found in the glorious Gospel of the blessed God, which was entrusted to me.
1 Peter 4:11
If someone's gift is speaking, he should [be sure to] say only what God wants him to. If a person's gift is serving, he should do so by the strength provided by God [who supplies all such gifts]. This is so that, in using all gifts, God may be honored through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs honor and power forever and ever. May it be so.

As a

Matthew 7:24
"Every person therefore, who hears these words of mine and obeys them will be like the sensible person who built his house on a [foundation of] rock.
Matthew 24:45
"Who then, is the trustworthy and sensible slave, to whom his master has assigned the management of his household to provide timely meals for its members?
2 Timothy 2:15
Do your best to present yourself as a worker who is approved by God [and] does not have to be ashamed, [because you are] accurately handling [i.e., explaining] the message of truth.

I have

1 Corinthians 3:6
I [Paul] planted [i.e., preached God's word], Apollos watered [it], but God made it grow.
1 Corinthians 9:2
[Even] if I am not [accepted as] an apostle with other people, at least I am with you. For you people are my seal [i.e., proof] of my apostleship in [the service of] the Lord.
Romans 15:20
Now it has been my ambition to preach the good news at places where Christ's name has never been heard, so that I would not be building on someone else's foundation.
Ephesians 2:20
[You are] built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets [See I Cor. 12:28], with Christ Jesus Himself being the principal stone by which the entire building is aligned.
Revelation 21:14
And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb [were inscribed on them].

And another

1 Corinthians 15:11
So, whether it was I, or the other apostles [who did the work], this is [the message] that we have preached, and that you people have received.
Acts 18:27
And when he desired to travel over into Achaia, he was encouraged [to do so] by the brothers, who wrote to the disciples [in Achaia and urged them] to welcome him. When he arrived [in Achaia] he was a great help to those who had become believers through the unearned favor of God. [Note: An alternate meaning is, "he was a great help, through God's unearned favor on him to those who had become believers"].
2 Corinthians 10:15
So, we will not go beyond our proper limits by boasting of work [already] done by others, but we hope that, as your faith increases, our field of service among you will [also] greatly expand.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are false apostles; they are deceitful workers, who disguise themselves as [true] apostles of Christ.

But let every

Luke 11:35
Look therefore [to see] whether or not the light that is in you [i.e., your perspective on things] might [actually] be darkness [i.e., a distorted perspective].
Luke 21:8
And He replied, "Pay attention, so that you are not led astray [from the truth]. For many [false teachers] will come, claiming to be me, and saying, 'I am [the Christ],' and 'The time is near.' [But] do not go after them.
Colossians 4:17
And tell Archippus [Note: He may have been the preacher at Colosse or Laodicia. See Philemon 1:1-2], "See to it that you fulfill your ministry [there], which you have received in [the service of] the Lord."
1 Timothy 4:16
Pay close attention to yourself and to what you teach [people]. Continue doing these things, for in doing them you will both save yourself and those who listen to you.
James 3:1
Not many of you should be teachers, my brothers, because you [should] know that we [teachers] will be judged more strictly.
2 Peter 2:1
But just as there were false prophets among the people before, there will also be false teachers among you [Christians]. They will privately teach harmful doctrines that destroy people [spiritually], by even denying [that Jesus is] the Master, [and thereby] destroying themselves quickly.