Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Be perfect

2 Corinthians 13:9
For we are glad when we are weak and you are powerful. And we are also praying for your complete restoration [i.e., to spiritual maturity].
Matthew 5:48
Therefore, you must [attempt to] be complete, just as your heavenly Father is [already] complete.
John 17:23
I in them, and you in me, so that they may be completely one. [This is] so the world will know that you sent me and that you love them just as you love me.
James 1:4
And you [should] allow your perseverance to complete its work, so that you will be perfect and complete, [and] not lacking in anything.
1 Peter 5:10
And the God who bestows every unearned favor [upon His people], who invited you to partake of His eternal splendor through Christ Jesus, will restore, confirm, strengthen and stabilize you people [in the faith], after you have gone through a brief time of suffering.

Be of good

2 Corinthians 1:4
He comforts us in all our troubles so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any [kind of] trouble, through the comfort we ourselves have received from Him.
Mark 10:49
So, Jesus stopped and said, "Call that man [to me]." Then the crowd called the blind man, saying to him, "Cheer up, Jesus is calling you."
Romans 15:13
May God, [the source] of hope, fill you with complete joy and peace as you believe [in Christ], so that you may have an abundance of hope in the power of the Holy Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 4:18
So, encourage one another with these words.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now, may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us never ending encouragement and good hope through [His] unearned favor,

Be of one

Romans 12:16
Have the same [good] thoughts toward one another. Do not [always] be thinking you are a "bigshot," but lower yourself to accept humble tasks [or, humble people]. Do not think you are so smart.
Romans 15:5
May God [who is the source] of steadfastness and encouragement, give you [a sense of] like-mindedness among yourselves, in harmony with [the example of] Christ Jesus,
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I urge you, brothers, through the name [i.e., by the authority] of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you should all agree in what you say, so that no divisions [continue] among you. Be restored [to unity] by having common thoughts and convictions [i.e., in spiritual matters].
Ephesians 4:3
Eagerly try to maintain the unity produced by the Holy Spirit by being bound together in peace.
Philippians 1:27
So, [whatever happens], live your daily lives in such a way as to be worthy of the Gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or remain absent from you, I will hear about you, that you are standing firm in one spirit [i.e., united in purpose, and] contending with one mind for the faith of the Gospel [i.e., for the body of Christian teaching].
Philippians 2:1
Is there anything to be encouraged about by being in [fellowship with] Christ? Is there any comfort from His love? Is there any sharing with the Holy Spirit? [Have you received] any affection and compassion [from Christ]?
Philippians 3:16
So, we should continue living by the same [standard] that we have [already] attained.
Philippians 4:2
I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be like-minded in [fellowship with] the Lord.
1 Peter 3:8
Now to summarize: All of you should think alike. Be sympathetically understanding [toward one another]. Be loving toward [your] brothers [and sisters]. Be tender-hearted and humble-minded.


Mark 9:50
"Salt is good, but if it loses its salty flavor, what will you use to restore it? [i.e., it is difficult to restore the "salt" of sacrificial commitment to God once it is lost]. You should have salt in yourselves [i.e., develop the qualities of preserving, purifying commitment to God], and live peacefully with one another [i.e., instead of in rivalry. See 9:33-34].
Romans 12:18
If it is at all possible, as far as your part is concerned, live peacefully with all people.
Romans 14:19
So then, let us pursue such things that produce peace and things that build one another up [spiritually].
1 Thessalonians 5:13
And regard them very highly, in a loving way, because of the work they do. You should live at peace with one another.
2 Timothy 2:22
But run from the evil desires of youth and pursue [the practice of] right living, faith, love and peace, along with those people who call on the Lord [i.e., in prayer] from a pure heart.
Hebrews 12:14
Actively seek to live in peace with all people. And be dedicated to God, because no one will see God without this.
James 3:17
But the [true] wisdom, which is from [God] above, is first of all pure, then peace-loving, patient and easily persuaded. [It is] full of mercy and produces a crop of good deeds; [it is] impartial [or, unwavering] and sincere.
1 Peter 3:11
He should turn away from wrong living and do what is good. He should desire peace and do whatever it takes to maintain it.


2 Corinthians 13:14
May the favor of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.
Matthew 1:23
"Look, the virgin will become pregnant and have a son, and they will name Him Immanuel," which means "God with us."
2 Thessalonians 3:16
Now may the Lord Himself, [who is the source] of peace, give you peace at all times and in every circumstance. May the Lord be with all of you.
Revelation 22:21
May the unearned favor of the Lord Jesus be with all of you. [Note: Some ancient manuscripts say "with God's holy people"]. May it be so.

General references

Romans 12:18
If it is at all possible, as far as your part is concerned, live peacefully with all people.
Ephesians 4:3
Eagerly try to maintain the unity produced by the Holy Spirit by being bound together in peace.