Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;

Which is among you

Bible References

The flock

Isaiah 63:11
Then he remembered the days of old, Moses, and his people, saying, Where is he that brought them up out of the sea with the shepherd of his flock? where is he that put his holy Spirit within them?
Jeremiah 13:17
But if you will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride; and my eye shall weep bitterly, and run down with tears, because the LORD's flock is carried away captive.
Ezekiel 34:31
And you my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men, and I am your God, says the Lord GOD.
Zechariah 11:17
Woe to the worthless shepherd that leaves the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be wholly dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.
Luke 12:32
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
1 Corinthians 9:7
Who goes to warfare any time at his own expense? who plants a vineyard, and eats not of the fruit thereof? or who feeds a flock, and eats not of the milk of the flock?

Which is among you

Psalm 78:71
From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.
Acts 20:26
Therefore I testify to you this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.

Not by

Isaiah 6:8
Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
1 Corinthians 9:16
For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!

Not for

Isaiah 56:11
Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.
Jeremiah 6:13
For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely.
Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for everyone from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely.
Micah 3:11
Her heads judge for reward, and her priests teach for hire, and her prophets divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? no evil can come upon us.
Malachi 1:10
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? neither do you kindle fire on my altar for nothing. I have no pleasure in you, says the LORD of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
Acts 20:33
I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
1 Timothy 3:3
Not given to wine, not violent, not greedy of money; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
Titus 1:7
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not given to dishonest gain;
2 Peter 2:3
And through covetousness shall they with false words exploit you: whose judgment of old now lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.
Revelation 18:12
The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all citron wood, and all manner of vessels of ivory, and all manner of vessels of most precious wood, and of bronze, and iron, and marble,

Of

Acts 21:13
Then Paul answered, What mean you to weep and to break my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Romans 1:15
So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also.
Titus 2:14
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.
Titus 3:1
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

General references

Genesis 31:40
Thus I was; in the day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.
Ezekiel 46:24
Then said he unto me, These are the places of them that boil, where the ministers of the house shall boil the sacrifices of the people.
Acts 20:33
I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.