Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
So those who accepted his message were baptized, and that day about three thousand people were added.
Therefore I sent for you at once, and you were kind enough to come. So now we are all here in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has commanded you to say to us."
Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles too had accepted the word of God.
I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion.
My child, if you receive my words, and store up my commands within you,
Receive my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.
But as for the seed sown on good soil, this is the person who hears the word and understands. He bears fruit, yielding a hundred, sixty, or thirty times what was sown."
1 Thessalonians 1:6
And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, when you received the message with joy that comes from the Holy Spirit, despite great affliction.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And so we too constantly thank God that when you received God's message that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human message, but as it truly is, God's message, which is at work among you who believe.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with every kind of evil deception directed against those who are perishing, because they found no place in their hearts for the truth so as to be saved.
So put away all filth and evil excess and humbly welcome the message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls.
1 Peter 2:2
And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,
Instead he finds pleasure in obeying the Lord's commands; he meditates on his commands day and night.
(Mem) O how I love your law! All day long I meditate on it.
Then you must recall the Lord's instructions and the prophetic testimony of what would happen. Certainly they say such things because their minds are spiritually darkened.
Carefully read the scroll of the Lord! Not one of these creatures will be missing, none will lack a mate. For the Lord has issued the decree, and his own spirit gathers them.
But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must respond to them.'
Then he said to them, "These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms must be fulfilled."
But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, so that it may be plainly evident that his deeds have been done in God.
You study the scriptures thoroughly because you think in them you possess eternal life, and it is these same scriptures that testify about me,
2 Timothy 3:15
and how from infancy you have known the holy writings, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
1 Peter 1:10
Concerning this salvation, the prophets who predicted the grace that would come to you searched and investigated carefully.
2 Peter 1:19
Moreover, we possess the prophetic word as an altogether reliable thing. You do well if you pay attention to this as you would to a light shining in a murky place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
1 John 4:5
They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world's perspective and the world listens to them.
If anyone wants to do God's will, he will know about my teaching, whether it is from God or whether I speak from my own authority.