Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

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In my

Acts 21:33
Then the commanding officer came near and took him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and inquired, who he was, and what he had done.
Acts 28:20
For this reason therefore I desired to see and to speak to you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.
Ephesians 3:1
For this cause I Paul am the prisoner of Jesus Christ for the sake of you Gentiles:
Ephesians 4:1
I therefore, a prisoner for the sake of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all humility and meekness;
Ephesians 6:20
for which I am an ambassador though in chains: that I may speak boldly in behalf of it, as I ought to speak.
Philippians 1:7
As it is just for me to think this of you all, because ye have me in your heart, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, being all of you partakers of the same grace with me.
2 Timothy 1:16
The Lord shew mercy to the family of Onesiphorus; for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain: but when he was at Rome,
2 Timothy 2:9
for whose sake I suffer trouble even unto bonds, as if I were a malefactor; but the word of God is not bound.

And took

Matthew 5:11
Blessed are ye when men shall revile and persecute you, and utter all manner of reproach against you falsly, for my sake:
Acts 5:41
And they departed from the presence of the council rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer disgrace for his name.
James 1:2
Account it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials:

In yourselves that ye have

Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust corrupts, and where thieves break through and steal:
Matthew 19:21
Jesus replied, If thou wouldst be perfect, go, sell thy estate, and give it to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come and follow me.
Luke 10:42
And Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Luke 12:33
Sell what ye have, and give alms: provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a never-failing treasure in the heavens, where no thief approacheth nor moth corrupteth:
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if our earthly house, which is but as a tent, were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Colossians 1:5
for the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which ye have heard before in the word of truth, that is the gospel;
Colossians 3:2
Mind the things above, not those on the earth.
1 Timothy 6:19
treasuring up to themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may obtain eternal life.
2 Timothy 4:8
As to what remains, there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me in that day: and not to me only, but also to all those who have longed for his appearance.
1 Peter 1:4
to an inheritance incorruptible, undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heaven for you,
1 John 3:2
Beloved, we are now the children of God, but it doth not yet appear what we shall be: we know however, that, when He shall appear, we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is.

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Matthew 6:20
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
Hebrews 12:4
for ye have not resisted unto blood in striving against sin.