Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

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Bible References


1 Timothy 3:5
For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how will he be able to take care of the church of God?
Matthew 24:25
You see, I have told you [all this] ahead of time.
Luke 12:42
And the Lord answered, "Who then is the trustworthy and sensible property manager, to whom his master will assign the management of his household, to provide adequate and timely meals for its members?
Romans 12:8
Or, if our gift is encouraging others, we should devote ourselves to encouraging. Or, if our gift is sharing with others, we should do so generously. Or, if our gift is leading others, we should do so diligently. Or, if our gift is showing caring concern for others, we should do it cheerfully.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
But we urge you, brothers, to know [i.e., appreciate and respect] those who work hard among you, and who lead you and warn you in [the fellowship of] the Lord. [Note: These men were probably the elders. See Acts 20:28; Heb. 13:17].
Hebrews 13:7
Remember your leaders who told you God's message. [Note: This probably refers to former preachers who had since died]. Consider the outcome of the way they lived and imitate their faith.


1 Timothy 5:3
Show consideration for true widows [i.e., those destitute of family members to care for them].
Acts 28:10
These people also showered many honors on us and when we sailed [away], they brought the provisions we needed and put them aboard [the ship].
Romans 15:27
For they thought it was a good idea, and [besides] they were indebted to those Jewish Christians. For if the Gentiles [have] shared in the spiritual blessings of the Jews, [then] they owe it to those Jews to help meet their material needs.
1 Corinthians 9:5
Do we not have the right to take a believing [i.e., a Christian] wife with us [on our preaching tours], just like the rest of the apostles, and the Lord's brothers do [i.e., James, Joseph, Judas and Simon. Mark 6:3], and Cephas [i.e., Peter]?
Galatians 6:6
But the person who is taught the word [of God] should provide his teacher with what he needs.
Philippians 2:29
So, you should welcome him in [the fellowship of] the Lord with great joy, and regard such people with honor,


1 Timothy 4:6
If you point out these things to the brothers you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, and will be nurtured by the message of the faith and of the good teaching which you have been following.
2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the [Gospel] message; be prepared [to do it both] when it is convenient and when it is inconvenient; reprove [i.e., convince people of their wrongdoing], rebuke [i.e., convict people of their sin], and exhort [i.e., urge people to act], with great patience and teaching.

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Galatians 6:6
But the person who is taught the word [of God] should provide his teacher with what he needs.