Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

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1 Corinthians 9:18
What then is my reward? This, that when I am giving the good news, I may give it without payment, not making use of my rights as a preacher of the good news.
Ecclesiastes 2:24
There is nothing better for a man than taking meat and drink, and having delight in his work. This again I saw was from the hand of God.
Ecclesiastes 3:12
I am certain that there is nothing better for a man than to be glad, and to do good while life is in him.
Ecclesiastes 5:18
This is what I have seen: it is good and fair for a man to take meat and drink and to have joy in all his work under the sun, all the days of his life which God has given him; that is his reward.
Ecclesiastes 9:7
Come, take your bread with joy, and your wine with a glad heart. God has taken pleasure in your works.
Ecclesiastes 11:2
Give a part to seven or even to eight, because you have no knowledge of the evil which will be on the earth.
Matthew 24:48
But if that evil servant says in his heart, My lord is a long time in coming;
Matthew 25:14
For it is as when a man, about to take a journey, got his servants together, and gave them his property.
Luke 12:15
And he said to them, Take care to keep yourselves free from the desire for property; for a man's life is not made up of the number of things which he has.
Luke 16:1
And another time he said to the disciples, There was a certain man of great wealth who had a servant; and it was said to him that this servant was wasting his goods.
Luke 19:17
And he said to him, You have done well, O good servant: because you have done well in a small thing you will have authority over ten towns.
Luke 21:34
But give attention to yourselves, for fear that your hearts become over-full of the pleasures of food and wine, and the cares of this life, and that day may come on you suddenly, and take you as in a net:
1 Timothy 6:17
Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;
James 5:1
Come now, you men of wealth, give yourselves to weeping and crying because of the bitter troubles which are coming to you.

For

Psalm 39:6
Truly, every man goes on his way like an image; he is troubled for no purpose: he makes a great store of wealth, and has no knowledge of who will get it.
Psalm 73:20
As a dream when one is awake, they are ended; they are like an image gone out of mind when sleep is over.
Ecclesiastes 1:4
One generation goes and another comes; but the earth is for ever.
James 1:10
But the man of wealth, that he is made low; because like the flower of the grass he will come to his end.
James 4:14
When you are not certain what will take place tomorrow. What is your life? It is a mist, which is seen for a little time and then is gone.
1 Peter 1:24
For it is said, All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass becomes dry and the flower dead:
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is near: so be serious in your behaviour and keep on the watch with prayer;
1 John 2:17
And the world and its desires is coming to an end: but he who does God's pleasure is living for ever.

General references

Luke 14:20
And another said, I have been married, and so I am not able to come.

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