Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Perfecting

Luke 22:32
But I have made prayer for you, that your faith may not go from you: and when you are turned again, make your brothers strong.
John 21:15
Then when they had taken food, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, is your love for me greater than the love of these others? He said to him, Yes, Lord; you are certain of my love for you. He said to him, Then give my lambs food.
Acts 9:31
And so the church through all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was made strong; and, living in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, was increased greatly.
Acts 11:23
Who, when he came and saw the grace of God, was glad; and he made clear to them the need of keeping near the Lord with all the strength of their hearts:
Acts 14:22
Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.
Acts 20:28
Give attention to yourselves, and to all the flock which the Holy Spirit has given into your care, to give food to the church of God, for which he gave his blood.
Romans 15:14
And I myself am certain of you, brothers, that you are full of what is good, complete in all knowledge, able to give direction to one another.
1 Corinthians 12:7
But to every man some form of the Spirit's working is given for the common good.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Because God, then, will give us such rewards, dear brothers, let us make ourselves clean from all evil of flesh and spirit, and become completely holy in the fear of God.
Philippians 1:25
And being certain of this, I am conscious that I will go on, yes, and go on with you all, for your growth and joy in the faith;
Philippians 3:12
Not as if I had even now got the reward or been made complete: but I go on in the hope that I may come to the knowledge of that for which I was made the servant of Christ Jesus.
Colossians 1:28
Whom we are preaching; guiding and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that every man may be complete in Christ;
1 Thessalonians 5:11
So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.
Hebrews 6:1
For this reason let us go on from the first things about Christ to full growth; not building again that on which it is based, that is, the turning of the heart from dead works, and faith in God,
Hebrews 13:17
Give ear to those who are rulers over you, and do as they say: for they keep watch over your souls, ready to give an account of them; let them be able to do this with joy and not with grief, because that would be of no profit to you.

The work

Acts 1:17
For he was numbered among us, and had his part in our work.
Acts 20:24
But I put no value on my life, if only at the end of it I may see the work complete which was given to me by the Lord Jesus, to be a witness of the good news of the grace of God.
Romans 12:7
Or the position of a Deacon of the church, let a man give himself to it; or he who has the power of teaching, let him make use of it;
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let us be judged as servants of Christ, and as those who are responsible for the secret things of God.
2 Corinthians 3:8
Will not the operation of the Spirit have a much greater glory?
2 Corinthians 4:1
For this reason, because we have been made servants of this new order, through the mercy given to us, we are strong:
2 Corinthians 5:18
But all things are of God, who has made us at peace with himself through Christ, and has given to us the work of making peace;
2 Corinthians 6:3
Giving no cause for trouble in anything, so that no one may be able to say anything against our work;
Colossians 4:17
Say to Archippus, See that you do the work which the Lord has given you to do.
1 Timothy 1:12
I give praise to him who gave me power, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he took me to be true, making me his servant,
2 Timothy 4:5
But be self-controlled in all things, do without comfort, go on preaching the good news, completing the work which has been given you to do.

The edifying

Ephesians 4:16
Through whom all the body, being rightly formed and united together, by the full working of every part, is increased to the building up of itself in love.
Romans 14:19
So then, let us go after the things which make peace, and the things by which we may be a help to one another.
Romans 15:2
Let every one of us give pleasure to his neighbour for his good, to make him strong.
1 Corinthians 14:4
He who makes use of tongues may do good to himself; but he who gives the prophet's word does good to the church.
2 Corinthians 12:19
It may seem to you that all this time we have been attempting to put ourselves in the right; but we are saying these things before God in Christ. For all things, dear brothers, are for your profit.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.

The body

Ephesians 4:4
There is one body and one Spirit, even as you have been marked out by God in the one hope of his purpose for you;
Ephesians 1:23
Which is his body, the full measure of him in whom all things are made complete.
Colossians 1:24
Now I have joy in my pain because of you, and in my flesh I undergo whatever is still needed to make the sorrows of Christ complete, for the salvation of his body, the church;

General references

John 10:5
They will not go after another who is not their keeper, but will go from him in flight, because his voice is strange to them.
1 Corinthians 12:7
But to every man some form of the Spirit's working is given for the common good.
1 Thessalonians 5:20
Do not make little of the words of the prophets;

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