Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

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1 Corinthians 9:18
What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.
Ecclesiastes 2:24
There is nothing better for a man than to eat and drink and tell himself that his labor is good. This also I have seen that it is from the hand of God.
Ecclesiastes 3:12
I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime;
Ecclesiastes 5:18
Here is what I have seen to be good and fitting: to eat, to drink and enjoy oneself in all one’s labor in which he toils under the sun during the few years of his life which God has given him; for this is his reward.
Ecclesiastes 9:7
Go then, eat your bread in happiness and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; for God has already approved your works.
Ecclesiastes 11:2
Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on the earth.
Matthew 24:48
But if that evil slave says in his heart, ‘My master is not coming for a long time,’
Matthew 25:14
For it is just like a man about to go on a journey, who called his own slaves and entrusted his possessions to them.
Luke 12:15
Then He said to them, Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.”
Luke 16:1
Now He was also saying to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and this manager was reported to him as squandering his possessions.
Luke 19:17
And he said to him, ‘Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.’
Luke 21:34
Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;
1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

For

Psalm 39:6
“Surely every man walks about as a phantom;
Surely they make an uproar for nothing;
He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.
Psalm 73:20
Like a dream when one awakes,
O Lord, when aroused, You will despise their form.
Ecclesiastes 1:4
A generation goes and a generation comes,
But the earth remains forever.
James 1:10
and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.
James 4:14
Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.
1 Peter 1:24
For,
All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers,
And the flower falls off,
1 Peter 4:7
The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.
1 John 2:17
The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.

General references

Luke 14:20
Another one said, ‘I have married a wife, and for that reason I cannot come.’