Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
The officers also shall speak to the people, saying, ‘Who is the man that has built a new house and has not
dedicated it? Let him depart and return to his house, otherwise he might die in the battle and another man would dedicate it.
And He said to another,
“ But he said, “Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.” Follow Me.”
2 Timothy 4:10
Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
The seed which fell among the thorns, these are the ones who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked with worries and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to maturity.
1 Corinthians 9:25
competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
2 Peter 2:20
For if, after they have
escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.
1 Corinthians 7:22
For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is
the Lord’s freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is Christ’s slave.
2 Corinthians 5:9
Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be
pleasing to Him.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts.
Then the Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron, and gave them a charge to the sons of Israel and to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the sons of Israel out of the land of Egypt.