Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.


Bible References


Colossians 4:14
Luke the physician, our dear friend, greets you, [as does] Demas.
Philemon 1:24
[and so do] Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, [and] Luke, my fellow workers.


2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense, no one came to my [aid], but [they] all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
2 Timothy 1:15
You know this, that all those in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.
Matthew 26:56
But all this has happened in order that the scriptures of the prophets would be fulfilled." Then the disciples all abandoned him [and] fled.
Acts 13:13
Now {Paul and his companions} put out to sea from Paphos [and] came to Perga in Pamphylia, but John departed from them [and] returned to Jerusalem.
Acts 15:38
but Paul held the opinion they should not take this one along, who departed from them in Pamphylia and did not accompany them in the work.
2 Peter 2:15
[By] leaving the straight path, they have gone astray, [because they] followed the way of Balaam the [son of] Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,


Luke 9:61
And another [person] also said, "I will follow you, Lord, but first allow me to say farewell to those in my house."
Luke 14:26
"If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and furthermore, even his own life, {he cannot be} my disciple.
Luke 16:13
No domestic slave is able to serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and will despise the other. You are not able to serve God and money."
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife!
Philippians 2:21
For they all seek {their own interests}, not those of Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all evil, by which some, [because they] desire [it], have gone astray from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pains.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,
1 John 5:4
because everyone who is fathered by God conquers the world.


Acts 17:1
Now [after they] traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.


Acts 16:6
And they traveled through the Phrygian and Galatian region, having been prevented by the Holy Spirit from speaking the message in Asia.
Acts 18:23
And [after] spending some time [there], he departed, traveling through one [place] after another [in] the Galatian region and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples.
Galatians 1:2
and all the brothers with me, to the churches of Galatia.


2 Corinthians 2:13
I did not experience rest in my spirit, [because] I did not find Titus my brother, but saying farewell to them, I departed for Macedonia.
2 Corinthians 7:6
But God, who comforts the humble, comforted us by the coming of Titus,
2 Corinthians 8:6
So we urged Titus that, just as he had previously begun [it], thus he would also complete for you this [act of] grace.
Galatians 2:1
Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking along Titus also.
Titus 1:4
to Titus, [my] true child according to a common faith. Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

General references

Leviticus 11:20
" 'Any {winged insect} that walks on [all] fours [is] detestable to you.
Luke 14:33
In the [same] way, therefore, every [one] of you who does not renounce all his own possessions {cannot be} my disciple.
1 Timothy 5:15
For already some have turned away [and followed] after Satan.