Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

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Bible References


1 Corinthians 3:16
Know you not that you are a temple of God and the Spirit of God dwells in you?
1 Corinthians 6:19
Know you not that your bodies are a temple of the Holy Spirit in you which you have from God, and you are not your own?
2 Corinthians 6:16
and what agreement has a temple of God with idols? For you are a temple of the living God; as God said, I will dwell in them, and I will walk in them, and I will be to them a God and they shall be to me a people.
Ephesians 2:20
being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone,
Hebrews 3:6
but Christ as a son over his house, whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and rejoicing of the hope.
Revelation 3:12
Him that overcomes will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go out of it no more, and I will write on him the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God, and my new name.

An holy

1 Peter 2:9
But you are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people, that you should declare the virtues of him who called you out of darkness into his glorious light;
Revelation 1:6
and made us a kingdom, priests to God even his Father, to him be the glory and the power forever; amen.
Revelation 5:10
and hast made them a kingdom and priests, and they shall reign on the earth.
Revelation 20:6
Blessed and holy is he that has part in the first resurrection; on these the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and Christ, and reign with him a thousand years.


John 4:22
You worship what you know not; we worship what we know; for salvation is of the Jews.
Romans 12:1
I EXHORT you, therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice; holy, well pleasing to God, your reasonable service;
Philippians 2:17
But if I am even poured out as a libation on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and congratulate you all;
Philippians 4:18
But I have all things and abound, I am fully supplied, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, a perfume of good odor, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing to God.
Hebrews 13:15
Through him, therefore, let us offer the sacrifice of praise continually to God, that is, the fruit of lips confessing his name.

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Matthew 12:6
But I tell you that here is an object greater than the temple.