Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.

General references

Bible References

The deputy

Acts 13:12
Then the proconsul believed when he saw what had happened, being amazed at the teaching of the Lord.
Acts 18:12
But while Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one accord rose up against Paul and brought him before the judgment seat,
Acts 19:38
So then, if Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a complaint against any man, the courts are in session and proconsuls are available; let them bring charges against one another.

A prudent

Acts 17:11
Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.
Proverbs 14:8
The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way,
But the foolishness of fools is deceit.
Proverbs 18:15
The mind of the prudent acquires knowledge,
And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Hosea 14:9
Whoever is wise, let him understand these things;
Whoever is discerning, let him know them.
For the ways of the Lord are right,
And the righteous will walk in them,
But transgressors will stumble in them.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

General references

Leviticus 19:31
‘Do not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the Lord your God.