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 the attention they bestow on mere fables and endless pedigrees, such as lead to controversy rather than to a true stewardship for God, which only exists where there is faith. And I make the same request now.
1 Timothy 6:20
O Timothy, guard the truths entrusted to you, shunning irreligious and frivolous talk, and controversy with what is falsely called 'knowledge';
2 Timothy 2:16
But from irreligious and frivolous talk hold aloof, for those who indulge in it will proceed from bad to worse in impiety,
2 Timothy 4:4
and will turn away from listening to the truth and will turn aside to fables.
Titus 1:14
and not give attention to Jewish legends and the maxims of men who turn their backs on the truth.
Titus 3:9
But hold yourself aloof from foolish controversies and pedigrees and discussions and wrangling about the Law, for they are useless and vain.

Exercise

1 Timothy 1:4
and the attention they bestow on mere fables and endless pedigrees, such as lead to controversy rather than to a true stewardship for God, which only exists where there is faith. And I make the same request now.
1 Timothy 2:10
but--as befits women making a claim to godliness--with the ornament of good works.
1 Timothy 3:16
And, beyond controversy, great is the mystery of our religion-- that Christ appeared in human form, and His claims justified by the Spirit, was seen by angels and proclaimed among Gentile nations, was believed on in the world, and received up again into glory.
1 Timothy 6:11
But you, O man of God, must flee from these things; and strive for uprightness, godliness, good faith, love, fortitude, and a forgiving temper.
Acts 24:16
This too is my own earnest endeavour--always to have a clear conscience in relation to God and man.
2 Timothy 3:12
And indeed every one who is determined to live a godly life as a follower of Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
Titus 2:12
training us to renounce ungodliness and all the pleasures of this world, and to live sober, upright, and pious lives at the present time,
Hebrews 5:14
Such persons are mere babes. But solid food is for adults--that is, for those who through constant practice have their spiritual faculties carefully trained to distinguish good from evil.
2 Peter 1:5
But for this very reason--adding, on your part, all earnestness-- along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge;

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2 Timothy 2:23
But avoid foolish discussions with ignorant men, knowing--as you do--that these lead to quarrels;