Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

Bible References


Ephesians 4:29
let no obscene language defile your mouth, use only such as tends to edification, that it may be beneficial to the hearers.
Colossians 4:6
let an air of modesty appear in all your discourse; and let it be seasoned with discretion, in making a proper reply, when you are call'd into question.
James 1:19
Wherefore, my dear brethren, let every one be eager to hear, averse to contradiction, and deaf to passion.
James 3:1
My brethren, don't affect many of you to be doctors, considering, that those of us who are such, shall be tried with the greater severity.

As the

Acts 7:38
'twas he that was in the assembly with our fathers in the wilderness, and with the angel that spoke to him on mount Sina: and delivered the oracles to him by word of mouth for our use.
Romans 3:2
much every way: chiefly, because they were intrusted with the oracles of God.
Hebrews 5:12
for though by this time you ought to be capable of teaching others, you want to be instructed anew in the first principles of the divine oracles; and are in such a state as to stand in need of milk, rather than of solid nourishment.


1 Peter 4:10
as good economists of the different dispensations of God, communicate to one another the gifts you have receiv'd.

The ability

Romans 12:6
having then different gifts, according to the respective favour bestowed upon us; if it be prophecy, let him prophesy according to the proportion of his gift.
1 Corinthians 3:10
according to the free gift of God bestowed upon me, I, as a skilful architect, have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. but let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.
1 Corinthians 12:4
Now there are different gifts, but the same spirit.

To whom

1 Peter 5:11
to him belongs eternal glory and empire. amen.
Romans 16:27
to God, I say, who is only wise, be glory thro' Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.
Ephesians 3:21
unto him be glory in the church, even by Christ Jesus, thro' all the successions of future ages. amen.
1 Timothy 1:17
to the king of the world, the immortal, invisible, and the only God be honour and glory to endless ages. amen.
1 Timothy 6:16
who alone is essentially immortal, dwelling in that inaccessible light, which no mortal ever saw, or can see: to whom belongs everlasting honour and empire. amen.
Jude 1:25
to God only wise, our saviour, be glory, magnificence, power, and empire, both now and for ever.
Revelation 1:5
and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth: unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins by his own blood,


Matthew 6:13
and let us not be left under temptation, but deliver us from the evil one."
Revelation 5:12
saying with a loud voice, "worthy is the lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing."

General references

1 Corinthians 12:7
now to particular men the spirit gives particular gifts, that they may be displayed to greater advantage.
1 Peter 5:11
to him belongs eternal glory and empire. amen.
3 John 1:5
My dear child, whatever you do in behalf of the brethren, and of those who are strangers, is commendable.