Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

Bible References

Our rejoicing

Acts 24:16
So, for this reason I make every effort to have a clear conscience before God and men at all times.
Romans 9:1
I am telling [you] the truth in Christ [i.e., since I am a Christian]; I am not lying. My conscience, [confirmed] by the Holy Spirit, supports my statements [as true],
1 Corinthians 4:4
For I am not aware of anything [wrong] against myself, but that does not make me right. But the One who judges me is the Lord.
Galatians 6:4
But let each person test his own accomplishments so that he can determine if he should get credit for them or if his neighbor should.
1 Timothy 1:5
But the goal of this instruction is [to] love [God and people] from a pure heart, a good conscience and a sincere faith.
Hebrews 13:18
Pray for us [continually]. We are convinced that we [i.e., the writer of Hebrews] have a clear conscience [i.e., regarding our relationship to you] and we want to behave properly in every way.
1 Peter 3:16
May your conscience be able to so approve of your conduct that, even if you are ridiculed, those doing it will [eventually] have to be ashamed [of themselves] for criticizing your Christian behavior.
1 John 3:19
And this is how we will know that we are following [God's] truth, and will have assurance [of it] in our hearts and before God [as well].

Simplicity

2 Corinthians 11:3
But I am afraid that somehow, just as the snake tricked Eve by his cunning, your minds might [also] be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
Romans 16:18
For such men are not serving our Lord Christ but their own [unspiritual] appetites. They are deceiving the minds of innocent people by their smooth talk and flattering words.

General references

Acts 24:16
So, for this reason I make every effort to have a clear conscience before God and men at all times.
2 Corinthians 6:3
[We try] not to place an obstacle in anyone's way [i.e., to keep them from accepting the Gospel message], so that our ministry would not be blamed.
1 John 3:21
Loved ones, if our hearts do not condemn us [i.e., because we are showing love by helping the needy], we can have boldness before God [in prayer for our own needs];