Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Bible References


Acts 20:29
For this I know, that after my departure there will come among you grievous wolves, not sparing the flock:
Luke 12:32
Fear not, little flock! for your Father takes delight in giving you the kingdom.
1 Peter 5:2
feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;


Acts 13:2
And as they were employed in the ministry, and kept a fast, the Holy Ghost said, Set apart for me now both Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
Acts 14:23
Then appointing them presbyters in every city, by prayer with fastings they commended them to the Lord, on whom they had believed.
1 Corinthians 12:8
For to one man by the Spirit is given wise discourse; but to another speech [communicative] of knowledge by the same Spirit;
1 Timothy 4:14
Neglect not the gift which is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with imposition of the hands of the presbytery.

To feed

Matthew 2:6
"And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, art in no respect the least amongst the princes of Judah, for from thee shall go forth the Ruler, who shall conduct my people Israel."
1 Peter 5:2
feed the flock of God which is among you, exercising your pastoral office not of necessity, but of choice, not for base gain, but with alacrity of mind;

The church

1 Corinthians 1:2
to the church of God which is at Corinth, sanctified in Christ Jesus, to the called saints, with all those who invoke the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, both their's and our's:
1 Corinthians 10:32
Give no occasion of stumbling either to the Jews or the Gentiles, or the church of God:
1 Corinthians 11:22
What! have ye not houses to eat in and to drink? or despise ye the church of God, and make those ashamed who have none? What shall I say unto you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, who am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Galatians 1:13
For ye have heard of my former manner of life, when I professed Judaism, that in the most outrageous manner I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
1 Timothy 3:5
for if a man knoweth not how to order his own family, how shall he take proper care of the church of God?

Which he

Ephesians 1:7
in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
Colossians 1:14
in whom we have redemption through his blood, and forgiveness of sins.
Hebrews 9:12
nor by the blood of goats and of calves, but by his own blood, he entered once for all into the holies, having obtained eternal redemption.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye have not been redeemed out of your vain manner of life, derived traditionally from your fathers, by the corruptible things, silver and gold,
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people acquired by purchase; that ye should publish abroad the excellencies of him, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
Revelation 5:9
And they sung a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open the seals thereon; because thou hast been slaughtered, and hast redeemed us for God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;