Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold. Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.
The law of thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver.
Receive my instruction, and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.
For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make thy officers peace, and thine overseers righteousness.
1 Timothy 4:6
Laying these things down to the brothers, thou will be a good helper of Jesus Christ, reared up in the words of the faith, and of the good doctrine that thou have followed.
2 Timothy 2:20
Now in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wood and earthen, and some for esteem and some for disesteem.
1 Peter 1:7
so that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perishes, and though proven by fire, may be found for praise and esteem and for glory at the revealing of Jesus Christ.
I counsel thee to buy from me gold refined from fire, so that thou may become wealthy, and white garments, so that thou may clothe thyself, and the shame of thy nakedness may not be made known, and eye-salve, so that thou may anoin
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
And the structure of its wall was jasper. And the city was pure gold, similar to clear glass.
Add thou not to his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
The prophet who has a dream, let him tell a dream. And he who has my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the straw to the wheat? says LORD.
And he will, no, not honor his father or mother. And ye have annulled the command of God because of your tradition.
And from you yourselves men will rise up, speaking distorted things, to draw away the disciples after them.
Now I beseech you, brothers, watch out for those who make the divisions and the stumbling blocks, contrary to the doctrine that ye learned, and turn away from them.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as other men, huckstering the word of God, but as from purity. But we speak in Christ as from God in the sight of God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
But we have renounced the covert things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor misrepresenting the word of God, but by the disclosure of the truth, commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God.
Take heed lest there will be any man taking you captive through the love of wisdom and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ.
1 Timothy 4:1
But the Spirit says expressly that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
1 Timothy 6:3
If any man teaches something different, and does not associate with wholesome words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine according to piety,
2 Timothy 2:16
But shun profane babblings, for they will advance to greater impiety,
2 Timothy 3:7
ever learning and never able to come to knowledge of truth.
2 Timothy 4:3
For there will be time when they will not tolerate sound doctrine, but they will accumulate teachers to themselves according to their own desires, who tickle the ear,
holding firm the faithful word according to the teaching, so that he may also be able to exhort by the sound doctrine, and to correct those who contradict.
But avoid foolish questionings, and genealogies, and contentions, and legal fightings, for they are useless and vain.
Be not carried away by various and foreign doctrines. For it is good that the heart be established with grace, not with foods by which those who walked were not benefited.
But I have a few things against thee, because thou have there men who adhere to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a snare before the sons of Israel, even to eat idol sacrifices, and to fornicate.
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.