Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

General references

Bible References

Blinded

2 Corinthians 3:14
Their minds were dulled. For to this day, that same veil remains unlifted, when they read the old agreement, for only through union with Christ is it removed.
John 12:40
"He has made their eyes blind and their minds dull, To keep them from seeing with their eyes, and understanding with their minds, And turning to me to be cured."

Lest

2 Corinthians 4:6
For God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in my heart, to give me the light of the knowledge of God's glory, that is on the face of Christ.
2 Corinthians 3:8
why should not the religion of the Spirit be attended with much greater splendor?
John 8:12
Then Jesus spoke to them again and said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not have to walk in darkness but will have the light of life."
John 12:35
Jesus said to them, "You will have the light only a little while longer. Go on while you still have the light, so that darkness may not overtake you, for those who go about in the dark do not know where they are going.
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that they may have their sins forgiven and have a place among those who are consecrated through faith in me.'
Colossians 1:27
to whom God has chosen to make known among the heathen how glorious this mystery of Christ in you, the promise of glorification, really is.
1 Timothy 1:11
as set forth in the glorious good news of the blessed God with which I have been intrusted.
Titus 2:13
while we wait for the fulfilment of our blessed hope in the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus.

The image

John 1:14
So the Word became flesh and blood and lived for a while among us, abounding in blessing and truth, and we saw the honor God had given him, such honor as an only son receives from his father.
John 12:45
and whoever sees me, sees him who has sent me.
John 14:9
Jesus said to him, "Have I been with you so long, and yet you, Philip, have not recognized me? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Let us see the Father'?
John 15:24
If I had not done things before them that no one else ever did they would not be guilty of sin. But as it is, they have seen both me and my Father, and they have hated us both.
Philippians 2:6
Though he possessed the nature of God, he did not grasp at equality with God,
Colossians 1:15
He is a likeness of the unseen God, born before any creature,
Hebrews 1:3
He is the reflection of God's glory, and the representation of his being, and bears up the universe by his mighty word. He has effected man's purification from sin, and has taken his seat on high at the right hand of God's Majesty,

Shine

2 Corinthians 4:6
For God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in my heart, to give me the light of the knowledge of God's glory, that is on the face of Christ.
2 Peter 1:19
So we have the message of the prophets more fully guaranteed. Please pay attention to that message as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
1 John 2:8
Yet it is a new command that I am writing you; it is newly realized in him and in yourselves, for the darkness is passing and the true light is already shining.

General references

Matthew 13:13
This is why I speak to them in figures, because though they look they do not see, and though they listen they do not hear or understand.
Luke 24:45
Then he opened their minds to the understanding of the Scriptures,
John 8:27
They did not understand that he was speaking to them of the Father.