Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.

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Bible References

Refuse

1 Timothy 1:4
and not to listen to legends or exhaustive lists of ancestors. These [only] serve to arouse speculations, rather than [promote] God's plan which is based on faith.
1 Timothy 6:20
[So], Timothy, guard [the Gospel message] which has been entrusted to you, while avoiding worldly, empty chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called "knowledge,"
2 Timothy 2:16
But avoid worldly, empty chatter, for those who practice it will become more and more ungodly,
2 Timothy 4:4
They will refuse to listen to the truth and will turn their attention to myths.
Titus 1:14
instead of paying attention to Jewish myths and commandments of men who reject the truth.
Titus 3:9
But you should avoid foolish arguments, and [pointless] discussions about ancestors, and quarrels and disputes about [observance of] the law of Moses, for they are unprofitable and useless.

Exercise

1 Timothy 1:4
and not to listen to legends or exhaustive lists of ancestors. These [only] serve to arouse speculations, rather than [promote] God's plan which is based on faith.
1 Timothy 2:10
but with good deeds, which are [more] appropriate for women who claim to be godly.
1 Timothy 3:16
And without question the revealed secret of godly living is great. [It is this]: He [i.e., Christ, or God], who appeared in a fleshly body [was] vindicated [of false charges] by the Holy Spirit; [He was] seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed in throughout the world [and finally] was taken up into glory [i.e., heaven].
1 Timothy 6:11
But you, man of God, run from these things [See verses 3-10], and pursue right living and godliness, having faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
Acts 24:16
So, for this reason I make every effort to have a clear conscience before God and men at all times.
2 Timothy 3:12
In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in [the service of] Christ will be persecuted.
Titus 2:12
It instructs us to give up ungodly living and worldly desires and to live sensible, righteous and godly lives in this present age,
Hebrews 5:14
But "solid food" is for mature people, who because of using their [spiritual] senses, have become able to distinguish good from evil.
2 Peter 1:5
And for this very reason, you people should make every effort to develop goodness along with your faith,

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2 Timothy 2:23
But refuse [to participate in] foolish and stupid arguments, knowing that they produce quarreling.