Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.

And some to honour

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In a

1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are fellow-laborers for God, and you are God's farm, God's building.
Ephesians 2:22
and you are yourselves built up into a dwelling for God through the Spirit.
1 Timothy 3:15
so that if I am delayed, you may know how we are to conduct ourselves in the household of God, for it is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
Hebrews 3:2
has been to the God who appointed him, just as Moses was, in all the house of God.
1 Peter 2:5
and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.


2 Corinthians 4:7
But I have this treasure in a mere ear then jar, to show that its amazing power belongs to God and not to me.

And some to honour

Romans 9:21
Has not the potter with his clay the right to make from the same lump one thing for exalted uses and another for menial ones?

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Acts 5:1
But a man named Ananias, who, with his wife Sapphira, had sold a piece of property,