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 I know this, that after my departure grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Luke 12:32
Fear not, little flock! for it is your Fathers good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
1 Peter 5:2
tend the flock of God which is among you, overseeing it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for base gain, but with ready mind;


Acts 13:2
And while they were ministering to the Lord, and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.
Acts 14:23
And having appointed for them elders in every church, they prayed with fasting, and commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed.
1 Corinthians 12:8
For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
1 Timothy 4:14
Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.

To feed

Matthew 2:6
"And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, art by no means least among the princes of Judah; for out of thee shall come a ruler, who shall feed my people Israel."
1 Peter 5:2
tend the flock of God which is among you, overseeing it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for base gain, but with ready mind;

The church

1 Corinthians 1:2
to the church of God which is at Corinth, the sanctified in Christ Jesus, called, holy, with all that in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours;
1 Corinthians 10:32
Give no occasion of stumbling either to Jews or Greeks, or to the church of God;
1 Corinthians 11:22
What! have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? Or despise ye the church of God, and shame those who have nothing? What am I to say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I do not praise you.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, one not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Galatians 1:13
For ye have heard of my conduct formerly in Judaism; that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and was destroying it,
1 Timothy 3:5
for if a man knoweth not how to preside over his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God

Which he

Ephesians 1:7
in whom we have the redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,
Colossians 1:14
in whom we have our redemption, the forgiveness of our sins;
Hebrews 9:12
not with the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood, and obtained for us everlasting redemption.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that not with perishable things, silver or gold, were ye redeemed from your vain manner of life received by tradition from your fathers,
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye may show forth the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;
Revelation 5:9
And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed to God by thy blood men out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation,