Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


1 Corinthians 9:18
What then is my reward? To preach the gospel and offer it free of charge and not make full use of my authority in the gospel.
Ecclesiastes 2:24
There is nothing better for man than to eat, drink, and enjoy his work. I have seen that even this is from God’s hand,
Ecclesiastes 3:12
I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and enjoy the good life.
Ecclesiastes 5:18
Here is what I have seen to be good: it is appropriate to eat, drink, and experience good in all the labor one does under the sun during the few days of his life God has given him, because that is his reward.
Ecclesiastes 9:7
Go, eat your bread with pleasure, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart, for God has already accepted your works.
Ecclesiastes 11:2
Give a portion to seven or even to eight,
for you don’t know what disaster may happen on earth.
Matthew 24:48
But if that wicked slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delayed,’
Matthew 25:14
“For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them.
Luke 12:15
He then told them, “Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one’s life is not in the abundance of his possessions.”
Luke 16:1
He also said to the disciples: “There was a rich man who received an accusation that his manager was squandering his possessions.
Luke 19:17
“‘Well done, good slave!’ he told him. ‘Because you have been faithful in a very small matter, have authority over 10 towns.’
Luke 21:34
“Be on your guard, so that your minds are not dulled from carousing, drunkenness, and worries of life, or that day will come on you unexpectedly
1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you.


Psalm 39:6
“Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow.
Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain,
gathering possessions
without knowing who will get them.
Psalm 73:20
Like one waking from a dream,
Lord, when arising, You will despise their image.
Ecclesiastes 1:4
A generation goes and a generation comes,
but the earth remains forever.
James 1:10
but the one who is rich should boast in his humiliation because he will pass away like a flower of the field.
James 4:14
You don’t even know what tomorrow will bring—what your life will be! For you are like smoke that appears for a little while, then vanishes.
1 Peter 1:24

All flesh is like grass,
and all its glory like a flower of the grass.
The grass withers, and the flower falls,
1 Peter 4:7
Now the end of all things is near; therefore, be serious and disciplined for prayer.
1 John 2:17
And the world with its lust is passing away, but the one who does God’s will remains forever.

General references

Luke 14:20
“And another said, ‘I just got married, and therefore I’m unable to come.’

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