Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Bible References

To lead

1 Timothy 3:2
It is needful, therefore, that the bishop be irreproachable, a husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, hospitable, apt to teach,
1 Timothy 4:3
forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from foods, which God created for reception with thanksgiving by those who believe and have full knowledge of the truth.
Titus 1:6
if anyone is blameless, a husband of one wife, having believing children not in accusation of rioting, or unruly.
Hebrews 13:4
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

A sister

1 Corinthians 7:15
But, if the unbelieving departs, let him depart. The brother or the sister has not come into bondage in such cases; but God hath called us in peace.
Romans 16:1
I commend to you Phoebe our sister, who is a servant of the assembly which is in Cenchrea;
1 Timothy 5:2
the elder women, as mothers: younger, as sisters, in all purity.

The brethren

Matthew 12:46
While He was yet speaking to the multitudes, behold, His mother and His brothers were standing without, seeking to speak to Him.
Matthew 13:55
Is not This the carpenter's Son? Is not His mother called Mary, and His brothers, James, and Joseph, and Simon, and Judas?
Mark 6:3
"Is not This the Carpenter, the Son of Mary, and brother of James, and Joses, and Judas, and Simon? and are not His sisters here with us?" And they were finding occasion of stumbling in Him.
Luke 6:15
and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Simon who is called Zelotes,
John 2:12
After this He went down to Capernaum, Himself, and His mother, and brothers, and His disciples; and there they abode not many days.
Acts 1:14
These all were continuing with one accord in prayer, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
Galatians 1:19
But other of the apostles I saw not, except James, the brother of the Lord.