Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?

Bible References


1 Corinthians 12:4
Endowments vary, but the Spirit is the same,
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by God's favor I have become what I am, and the favor he showed me has not gone for nothing, but I have worked harder than any of them, although it was not really I but the favor God showed me.
Romans 9:16
So it depends not on human will or exertion, but on the mercy of God.
Ephesians 3:3
and how the secret was made known to me by revelation, as I have just briefly written.
2 Thessalonians 2:12
so that all who have refused to believe the truth but have preferred disobedience may be condemned.
1 Timothy 1:12
I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has given me the strength for it, for thinking me trustworthy and putting me into his service,
Titus 3:3
For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.

And what

1 Corinthians 3:5
What is Apollos? Or what is Paul? Just servants through whom you came to have faith, as the Lord gave each of us opportunity.
1 Corinthians 7:7
I should like to have everyone be just as I am myself; but each one has his own special gift from God, one of one kind, and one of another.
Matthew 25:14
"For it is just like a man who was going on a journey, and called in his slaves, and put his property in their hands.
Luke 19:13
And he called in ten of his slaves and gave them each twenty dollars and told them to trade with it while he was gone.
John 3:27
John answered, "A man cannot get anything unless it is given to him from heaven.
Romans 1:5
through whom we have received God's favor and been commissioned in his name to urge obedience and faith upon all the heathen,
Romans 12:6
We have gifts that differ with the favor that God has shown us, whether it is that of preaching, differing with the measure of our faith,
James 1:17
Every good gift and every perfect present is from heaven, and comes down from the Father of the heavenly lights, about whom there is no variation of changing shadow.
1 Peter 4:10
Whatever the endowment God has given you, use it in service to one another, like good dispensers of God's varied mercy.


1 Corinthians 5:6
Certainly this is nothing for you to boast of. Do you not know that a little yeast will affect all the dough?
Acts 12:22
and the people shouted in applause, "It is a god's voice, not a man's!"

General references

Romans 11:35
"Or who has advanced anything to him, for which he will have to be repaid?"
1 Corinthians 1:29
so that in his presence no human being might have anything to boast of.
1 Corinthians 4:18
Some of you seem to think that I am not coming to visit you, and are putting on airs about it.
1 Corinthians 10:12
So the man who thinks he can stand must be on his guard against a fall.
1 Corinthians 14:18
Thank God, I speak in ecstasy more than any of you.
James 4:16
But, as it is, you pride yourselves on your pretensions. All such pride is wrong.