Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Perfecting

Luke 22:32
but I made supplication for thee, that thy faith fail not; and do thou, when once thou hast turned again, establish thy brethren.
John 21:15
So when they had broken their fast, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon,'son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
Acts 9:31
So the church throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified; and, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, was multiplied.
Acts 11:23
who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:
Acts 14:22
confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.
Acts 20:28
Take heed unto yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit hath made you bishops, to feed the church of the Lord which he purchased with his own blood.
Romans 15:14
And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.
1 Corinthians 12:7
But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit to profit withal.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Philippians 1:25
And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide, yea, and abide with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith;
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already obtained, or am already made perfect: but I press on, if so be that I may lay hold on that for which also I was laid hold on by Christ Jesus.
Colossians 1:28
whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Wherefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as also ye do.
Hebrews 6:1
Wherefore leaving the doctrine of the first principles of Christ, let us press on unto perfection; not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
Hebrews 13:17
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit to them : for they watch in behalf of your souls, as they that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not with grief: for this were unprofitable for you.

The work

Acts 1:17
For he was numbered among us, and received his portion in this ministry.
Acts 20:24
But I hold not my life of any account as dear unto myself, so that I may accomplish my course, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Romans 12:7
or ministry, let us give ourselves to our ministry; or he that teacheth, to his teaching;
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let a man so account of us, as of ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
2 Corinthians 3:8
how shall not rather the ministration of the spirit be with glory?
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we faint not:
2 Corinthians 5:18
But all things are of God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and gave unto us the ministry of reconciliation;
2 Corinthians 6:3
giving no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our ministration be not blamed;
Colossians 4:17
And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.
1 Timothy 1:12
I thank him that enabled me, even Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he counted me faithful, appointing me to his'service;
2 Timothy 4:5
But be thou sober in all things, suffer hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry.

The edifying

Ephesians 4:16
from whom all the body fitly framed and knit together through that which every joint supplieth, according to the working in due measure of each several part, maketh the increase of the body unto the building up of itself in love.
Romans 14:19
So then let us follow after things which make for peace, and things whereby we may edify one another.
Romans 15:2
Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, unto edifying.
1 Corinthians 14:4
He that speaketh in a tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.
2 Corinthians 12:19
Ye think all this time that we are excusing ourselves unto you. In the sight of God speak we in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edifying.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Wherefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as also ye do.

The body

Ephesians 4:4
There is one body, and one Spirit, even as also ye were called in one hope of your calling;
Ephesians 1:23
which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;

General references

John 10:5
And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.
1 Corinthians 12:7
But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit to profit withal.
1 Thessalonians 5:20
despise not prophesyings;

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