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 Father's pleasure to give you the kingdom.
1 Peter 5:2
taking the episcopal charge of it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with a ready mind:


Acts 13:2
and as they were ministring to the Lord, and fasting, the holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work to which I have called them.
Acts 14:23
And when they had appointed them elders in every church, praying and fasting, they recommended them to the Lord, in whom they had believed.
1 Corinthians 12:8
For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by 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 in the land of Juda art not the meanest among the cities of the princes of Juda; for out of thee shall come forth a ruler, that shall feed my people Israel."
1 Peter 5:2
taking the episcopal charge of it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with a ready mind:

The church

1 Corinthians 1:2
even to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, and called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is both their Lord and ours;
1 Corinthians 10:32
Behave inoffensively both to the Jews, and to the Greeks, and to the church of God.
1 Corinthians 11:22
What! have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or do ye despise the church of God, and shame those that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.
1 Corinthians 15:9
not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Galatians 1:13
For ye have heard of my conversation formerly in Judaism, that I outragiously persecuted the church of God, and laid it waste:
1 Timothy 3:5
(for if any one know not how to govern his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

Which he

Ephesians 1:7
in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the remission of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
Colossians 1:14
in whom we have redemption by his blood, even the remission of sins.
Hebrews 9:12
nor by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood, having obtained eternal redemption for us.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain conversation learned by tradition from your fathers, not with corruptible things, as silver and gold;
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should declare the glories 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 its seals; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;