Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

The time

General references

Bible References

Foundation

Luke 6:48
he is like a man who in building a house, digg'd deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: an inundation came, the current beat impetuously upon that house, but could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
Galatians 5:6
for in the christian-dispensation, neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but an active benevolent faith.
Ephesians 3:17
so that your souls may be possess'd with faith in Christ.
2 Timothy 2:19
however, the foundation of the divine architect is still immoveable, having this inscription, " the Lord discerns who are his." and, " let every one that invokes the name of the Lord, depart from iniquity."

The time

Luke 16:9
I advise you in like manner to lay out your fallacious treasure in acts of charity, that when you die, they may secure to you everlasting habitations.

Lay

1 Timothy 6:12
exert yourself in the glorious cause of faith, and secure the prize of eternal life, to which you were called, when you made that excellent profession of faith before so many witnesses.
Philippians 3:14
I press towards the mark for the prize to which God has called me from above by Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:4
in the enjoyment of a state, that can never change or decay, a state reserv'd in heaven for us,

General references

Matthew 5:42
give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.
1 John 2:25
and this is the reward that he hath promised us, even eternal life.