Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.

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1 Samuel 15:22
Then Samuel said:

Does the Lord take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices
as much as in obeying the Lord?

Look: to obey is better than sacrifice,
to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.
Jeremiah 7:22
for when I brought your ancestors out of the land of Egypt, I did not speak with them or command them concerning burnt offering and sacrifice.
Matthew 5:19
Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commands and teaches people to do so will be called least in the kingdom of heaven. But whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
John 15:14
You are My friends if you do what I command you.
1 John 2:3
This is how we are sure that we have come to know Him: by keeping His commands.
1 John 3:22
and can receive whatever we ask from Him because we keep His commands and do what is pleasing in His sight.
1 John 5:2
This is how we know that we love God’s children when we love God and obey His commands.
Revelation 22:14
“Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by the gates.

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Romans 2:26
Therefore if an uncircumcised man keeps the law’s requirements, will his uncircumcision not be counted as circumcision?

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