Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

Bible References

Thank

1 Thessalonians 1:2
We continually give thanks to God because of you all, while we make mention of you in our prayers.
Romans 1:8
First of all, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for what He has done for all of you; for the report of your faith is spreading through the whole world.

Because

Matthew 10:13
and if the house deserves it, the peace you invoke shall come upon it. If not, your peace shall return to you.
Acts 2:41
Those, therefore, who joyfully welcomed his Message were baptized; and on that one day about three thousand persons were added to them;
Acts 10:33
"Immediately, therefore, I sent to you, and I thank you heartily for having come. That is why all of us are now assembled here in God's presence, to listen to what the Lord has commanded you to say."
Acts 13:45
Seeing the crowds, the Jews, filled with angry jealousy, opposed Paul's statements and abused him.
Acts 16:14
Among our hearers was one named Lydia, a dealer in purple goods. She belonged to the city of Thyateira, and was a worshipper of the true God. The Lord opened her heart, so that she gave attention to what Paul was saying.
Acts 17:11
The Jews at Beroea were of a nobler disposition than those in Thessalonica, for they very readily received the Message, and day after day searched the Scriptures to see whether it was as Paul stated.
Galatians 4:14
and yet the bodily infirmity which was such a trial to you, you did not regard with contempt or loathing, but you received me as if I had been an angel of God or Christ Jesus Himself!
2 Peter 3:2
so that you may recall the words spoken long ago by the holy Prophets, and the commandments of our Lord and Saviour given you through your Apostles.

The word of god

Luke 5:1
On one occasion the crowd was pressing on Him and listening to God's Message, while He was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret.
Luke 8:11
The meaning of the parable is as follows. The seed is God's Message.
Luke 11:28
"Nay rather," He replied, "they are blessed who hear God's Message and carefully keep it."
Acts 8:14
When the Apostles in Jerusalem heard that the Samaritans had accepted God's Message, they sent Peter and John to visit them.
Acts 13:44
On the next Sabbath almost the whole population of the city came together to hear the Lord's Message.
Romans 10:17
And this proves that faith comes from a Message heard, and that the Message comes through its having been spoken by Christ.
Hebrews 4:12
For God's Message is full of life and power, and is keener than the sharpest two-edged sword. It pierces even to the severance of soul from spirit, and penetrates between the joints and the marrow, and it can discern the secret thoughts and purposes of the heart.
1 Peter 1:25
But the word of the Lord remains for ever." And that means the Message which has been proclaimed among you in the Good News.
2 Peter 1:16
For when we made known to you the power and Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, we were not eagerly following cleverly devised legends, but we had been eye-witnesses of His majesty.

Effectually

1 Thessalonians 1:5
The Good News that we brought you did not come to you in words only, but also with power and with the Holy Spirit and with much certainty, for you know the sort of men we became among you, as examples for your sakes.
John 15:3
Already you are cleansed--through the teaching which I have given you.
John 17:17
Make them holy in the truth: Thy Message is truth.
Romans 6:17
But thanks be to God that though you were once in thraldom to Sin, you have now yielded a hearty obedience to that system of truth in which you have been instructed.
2 Corinthians 3:18
And all of us, with unveiled faces, reflecting like bright mirrors the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same likeness, from one degree of radiant holiness to another, even as derived from the Lord the Spirit.
Colossians 1:6
For it has reached you, and remains with you, just as it has also spread through the whole world, yielding fruit there and increasing, as it has done among you from the day when first you heard it and came really to know the grace of God,
Hebrews 4:12
For God's Message is full of life and power, and is keener than the sharpest two-edged sword. It pierces even to the severance of soul from spirit, and penetrates between the joints and the marrow, and it can discern the secret thoughts and purposes of the heart.
James 1:18
In accordance with His will He made us His children through the Message of the truth, so that we might, in a sense, be the Firstfruits of the things which He has created.
1 Peter 1:23
For you have been begotten again by God's ever-living and enduring word from a germ not of perishable, but of imperishable life.
1 Peter 2:2
Thirst, like newly-born infants, for pure milk for the soul, that by it you may grow up to salvation;
1 John 3:3
And every man who has this hope fixed on Him, purifies himself so as to be as pure as He is.
1 John 5:4
For every child of God overcomes the world; and the victorious principle which has overcome the world is our faith.