Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
I must perform the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night is coming, when no man can work.
Jesus answer'd them, yet a little while is the light with you: walk while ye have the light, lest darkness surprize you: for he that walketh in darkness, does not know whither he goes.
weighing the circumstances of the season, because the times are dangerous.
Now I joyfully thank the Lord, that your concern for me has at length reviv'd. not that you wanted the disposition, but only the opportunity.
Be prudent in your conduct to those, who are not christians: and make the best of of every opportunity.
You have heard that it hath been said, "you shall love your neighbour, and hate your enemy:"
and he ask'd them, is it allowed to do good, or to do mischief on the sabbath-days? to save life, or to kill? but they were very silent.
but as for you, love your enemies, do good, and lend without expecting any advantage from it: so shall your reward be great, in acting like the children of the most high: for he is kind to the most ungrateful wretches.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
Don't allow any one to return evil for evil, but strive to do all the good you can to one another, and to all the world.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge those that are rich in this world, not to be elated, not to depend upon their perishable wealth, but upon the God of life, who furnishes us with every thing in plenty for our enjoyment;
This is a secure rule, and what I would have you constantly maintain, that they who have believed in God, should take care to be examples of virtue, for that is commendable and useful to mankind.
but don't forget to be beneficent to the community; for such sacrifice is acceptable to God.
3 John 1:11
my beloved, don't imitate vice, but virtue. he that does good, is a child of God: he that does evil, is not acquainted with God.
if the disciple fare as well as his master, and the servant as his lord, is not that sufficient? if they style the master of the house Beelzebub, much more will they call his domestics so.
for whosoever shall do the will of my father, who is in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.
and the king will reply, I declare unto you, your having done this for one of the least of these my brethren, is the same thing as doing it for me.
Therefore now, you are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and domesticks of God's family,
from whom the whole family in heaven and earth are denominated his children:
but Christ govern'd his own house in quality of son and heir, and 'tis we that are his house, provided we stedfastly persevere unto the end in the publick profession of that hope, in virtue of which we glory.
for God is too just to his promise not to regard your piety, and the love which you have shewn to the christian religion by the assistance ye have given to the saints, and still continue to give.
1 John 3:13
Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.
1 John 5:1
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Messiah, is born of God: and every one that loves the father, will likewise be affected with love to his son.
3 John 1:5
My dear child, whatever you do in behalf of the brethren, and of those who are strangers, is commendable.
so Jesus arose, together with his disciples, and follow'd him.