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, the servants of God: and ye are the husbandry of God, ye are the building of God.
Ephesians 2:22
in whom ye also are built up together for an habitation of God by the Spirit.
1 Timothy 3:15
But if I should be retarded, that thou mayst know how thou oughtest to behave in the house of God, the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
Hebrews 3:2
who was faithful to Him that appointed Him, as Moses also was in all his house.
1 Peter 2:5
and precious, ye also are built up as living stones, a spiritual house, an holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.


2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power might be evidently of God, and not of us:

And some to honour

Romans 9:21
Hath not the potter power over the clay, out of the same mass to make one vessel to honor and another to dishonor?

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Acts 5:1
But a certain man named Ananias, together with Sapphira his wife,