Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

In all

Bible References

In all

1 Peter 1:1
From Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those temporarily residing abroad (in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, the province of Asia, and Bithynia) who are chosen

Hard

1 Kings 10:1
When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon, she came to challenge him with difficult questions.
Hebrews 5:11
On this topic we have much to say and it is difficult to explain, since you have become sluggish in hearing.

Unstable

2 Peter 2:14
Their eyes, full of adultery, never stop sinning; they entice unstable people. They have trained their hearts for greed, these cursed children!
Genesis 49:4
You are destructive like water and will not excel, for you got on your father's bed, then you defiled it -- he got on my couch!
2 Timothy 3:5
They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these.
James 1:8
since he is a double-minded individual, unstable in all his ways.

Wrest

Exodus 23:2
"You must not follow a crowd in doing evil things; in a lawsuit you must not offer testimony that agrees with a crowd so as to pervert justice,
Deuteronomy 16:19
You must not pervert justice or show favor. Do not take a bribe, for bribes blind the eyes of the wise and distort the words of the righteous.
Psalm 56:5
All day long they cause me trouble; they make a habit of plotting my demise.
Habakkuk 1:4
For this reason the law lacks power, and justice is never carried out. Indeed, the wicked intimidate the innocent. For this reason justice is perverted.

The other

Jeremiah 23:36
You must no longer say that the Lord's message is burdensome. For what is 'burdensome' really pertains to what a person himself says. You are misrepresenting the words of our God, the living God, the Lord who rules over all.
Matthew 15:3
He answered them, "And why do you disobey the commandment of God because of your tradition?
Matthew 22:29
Jesus answered them, "You are deceived, because you don't know the scriptures or the power of God.

Unto their own

2 Peter 2:1
But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves.
Philippians 3:19
Their end is destruction, their god is the belly, they exult in their shame, and they think about earthly things.
1 Peter 2:8
and a stumbling-stone and a rock to trip over. They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.
Jude 1:4
For certain men have secretly slipped in among you -- men who long ago were marked out for the condemnation I am about to describe -- ungodly men who have turned the grace of our God into a license for evil and who deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

General references

Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise to your own advantage, but if you are a mocker, you alone must bear it.
Proverbs 28:23
The one who reproves another will in the end find more favor than the one who flatters with the tongue.
1 Timothy 5:15
For some have already wandered away to follow Satan.
James 1:8
since he is a double-minded individual, unstable in all his ways.

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