Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Without

Hebrews 7:7
Yet it is beyond all dispute that the lesser person is always blessed by the greater one.

The mystery

1 Timothy 3:9
but upholding and fully understanding the mystery [that is, the true doctrine] of the [Christian] faith with a clear conscience [resulting from behavior consistent with spiritual maturity].
Matthew 13:11
Jesus replied to them, “To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.
Romans 16:25
Now to Him who is able to establish and strengthen you [in the faith] according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery [of the plan of salvation] which has been kept secret for long ages past,
1 Corinthians 2:7
but we speak God’s wisdom in a mystery, the wisdom once hidden [from man, but now revealed to us by God, that wisdom] which God predestined before the ages to our glory [to lift us into the glory of His presence].
Ephesians 1:9
He made known to us the mystery of His will according to His good pleasure, which He purposed in Christ,
Ephesians 3:3
and that by [divine] revelation the mystery was made known to me, as I have already written in brief.
Ephesians 6:19
And pray for me, that words may be given to me when I open my mouth, to proclaim boldly the mystery of the good news [of salvation],
Colossians 2:2
[For my hope is] that their hearts may be encouraged as they are knit together in [unselfish] love, so that they may have all the riches that come from the full assurance of understanding [the joy of salvation], resulting in a true [and more intimate] knowledge of the mystery of God, that is, Christ,
2 Thessalonians 2:7
For the mystery of lawlessness [rebellion against divine authority and the coming reign of lawlessness] is already at work; [but it is restrained] only until he who now restrains it is taken out of the way.
Revelation 17:5
And on her forehead a name was written, a mystery: “BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES (false religions, heresies) AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.”

Manifest

1 John 3:5
You know that He appeared [in visible form as a man] in order to take away sins; and in Him there is [absolutely] no sin [for He has neither the sin nature nor has He committed sin or acts worthy of blame].

Justified

Isaiah 50:5

The Lord God has opened My ear,
And I have not been rebellious
Nor have I turned back.
Matthew 3:16
After Jesus was baptized, He came up immediately out of the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he (John) saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him (Jesus),
John 1:32
John gave [further] evidence [testifying officially for the record, with validity and relevance], saying, “I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven, and He remained upon Him.
John 15:26
“But when the Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor—Counselor, Strengthener, Standby) comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, that is the Spirit of Truth who comes from the Father, He will testify and bear witness about Me.
John 16:8
And He, when He comes, will convict the world about [the guilt of] sin [and the need for a Savior], and about righteousness, and about judgment:
Acts 2:32
God raised this Jesus [bodily from the dead], and of that [fact] we are all witnesses.
Romans 1:3
[the good news] regarding His Son, who, as to the flesh [His human nature], was born a descendant of David [to fulfill the covenant promises],
1 Peter 3:18
For indeed Christ died for sins once for all, the Just and Righteous for the unjust and unrighteous [the Innocent for the guilty] so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the Spirit;
1 John 5:6
This is He who came through water and blood [His baptism and death], Jesus Christ—not by the water only, but by the water and the blood. It is the [Holy] Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. [He is the essence and origin of truth itself.]

Seen

Psalm 68:17

The chariots of God are myriads, thousands upon thousands;
The Lord is among them as He was at Sinai, in holiness.
Matthew 4:11
Then the devil left Him; and angels came and ministered to Him [bringing Him food and serving Him].
Matthew 28:2
And a great earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone [from the opening of the tomb], and sat on it.
Mark 1:13
He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted [to do evil] by Satan; and He was with the wild animals, and the angels ministered continually to Him.
Mark 16:5
Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right, wearing a [long, stately] white robe; and they were amazed and bewildered.
Luke 2:10
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people.
Luke 22:43
Now an angel appeared to Him from heaven, strengthening Him.
Luke 24:4
While they were perplexed and wondering about this, suddenly, two men in dazzling clothing stood near them;
John 20:12
and she saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Acts 1:10
While they were looking intently into the sky as He was going, two men in white clothing suddenly stood beside them,
Ephesians 3:10
So now through the church the multifaceted wisdom of God [in all its countless aspects] might now be made known [revealing the mystery] to the [angelic] rulers and authorities in the heavenly places.
1 Peter 1:12
It was revealed to them that their services [their prophecies regarding grace] were not [meant] for themselves and their time, but for you, in these things [the death, resurrection, and glorification of Jesus Christ] which have now been told to you by those who preached the gospel to you by the [power of the] Holy Spirit [who was] sent from heaven. Into these things even the angels long to look.

Preached

Luke 2:32

A Light for revelation to the Gentiles [to disclose what was previously unknown],
And [to bring] the praise and honor and glory of Your people Israel.”
Acts 10:34
Opening his mouth, Peter said:

“Most certainly I understand now that God is not one to show partiality [to people as though Gentiles were excluded from God’s blessing],
Acts 13:46
And [at the same time] Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and confidently, saying, “It was necessary that God’s message [of salvation through faith in Christ] be spoken to you [Jews] first. Since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, now we turn to the Gentiles.
Romans 10:12
For there is no distinction between Jew and Gentile; for the same Lord is Lord over all [of us], and [He is] abounding in riches (blessings) for all who call on Him [in faith and prayer].
Galatians 2:8
(for He who worked effectively for Peter and empowered him in his ministry to the Jews also worked effectively for me and empowered me in my ministry to the Gentiles).
Ephesians 3:5
which in other generations was not disclosed to mankind, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets by the [Holy] Spirit;
Colossians 1:27
God [in His eternal plan] chose to make known to them how great for the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in and among you, the hope and guarantee of [realizing the] glory.

Believed

Acts 14:27
Arriving there, they gathered the church together and began to report [in great detail] everything that God had done with them and how He had opened to the Gentiles a door of faith [in Jesus as the Messiah and Savior].
Colossians 1:6
which has come to you. Indeed, just as in the whole world the gospel is constantly bearing fruit and spreading [by God’s power], just as it has been doing among you ever since the day you first heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth [becoming thoroughly and deeply acquainted with it].
Revelation 7:9
After these things I looked, and this is what I saw: a vast multitude which no one could count, [gathered] from every nation and from all the tribes and peoples and languages [of the earth], standing before the throne and before the Lamb (Christ), dressed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands;

Received

Mark 16:19
So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
Luke 24:51
While He was blessing them, He left them and was taken up into heaven.
John 6:62
What then [will you think] if you see the Son of Man ascending to [the realm] where He was before?
John 13:3
that Jesus, knowing that the Father had put everything into His hands, and that He had come from God and was [now] returning to God,
John 16:28
I came from the Father and have come into the world; again, I am leaving the world and going to the Father.”
John 17:5
Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory and majesty that I had with You before the world existed.
Acts 1:1
The first account I made, Theophilus, was [a continuous report] about all the things that Jesus began to do and to teach
Ephesians 4:8
Therefore it says,

When He ascended on high,
He led captivity captive,
And He bestowed gifts on men.”
Hebrews 1:3
The Son is the radiance and only expression of the glory of [our awesome] God [reflecting God’s Shekinah glory, the Light-being, the brilliant light of the divine], and the exact representation and perfect imprint of His [Father’s] essence, and upholding and maintaining and propelling all things [the entire physical and spiritual universe] by His powerful word [carrying the universe along to its predetermined goal]. When He [Himself and no other] had [by offering Himself on the cross as a sacrifice for sin] accomplished purification from sins and established our freedom from guilt, He sat down [revealing His completed work] at the right hand of the Majesty on high [revealing His Divine authority],
Hebrews 8:1
Now the main point of what we have to say is this: we have such a High Priest, [the Christ] who is seated [in the place of honor] at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty (God) in heaven,
Hebrews 12:2
[looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, His authority, and the completion of His work].
1 Peter 3:22
who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God [that is, the place of honor and authority], with [all] angels and authorities and powers made subservient to Him.

General references

Song of Songs 3:10

“He made its posts of silver,
Its back of gold,
Its seat of purple cloth,
The interior lovingly and intricately wrought
By the daughters of Jerusalem.
Mark 12:11

This came about from the Lord,
And it is marvelous and wonderful in our eyes’?”
Luke 18:19
Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is [essentially and morally] good except God alone.
John 10:30
I and the Father are One [in essence and nature].”