Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,
A God very terrible in the council of the holy ones, And to be feared above all them that are round about him?
Praise ye Jehovah. I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart, In the council of the upright, and in the congregation.
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.
and he put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things to the church,
But as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their husbands in everything.
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;
1 Timothy 3:5
(but if a man knoweth not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah, Israel is my son, my first-born:
Sanctify unto me all the first-born, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine.
but he shall acknowledge the first-born, the son of the hated, by giving him a double portion of all that he hath; for he is the beginning of his strength; the right of the first-born is his.
I also will make him my first-born, The highest of the kings of the earth.
They shall come with weeping; and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way wherein they shall not stumble; for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my first-born.
Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
These are they that were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they that follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were purchased from among men, to be the firstfruits unto God and unto the Lamb.
Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin-; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.
Let them be blotted out of the book of life, And not be written with the righteous.
Nevertheless in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.
Yea, I beseech thee also, true yokefellow, help these women, for they labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and the rest of my fellow-workers, whose names are in the book of life.
And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him, every one whose name hath not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb that hath been slain.
And if any was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire.
By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he had witness borne to him that he was righteous, God bearing witness in respect of his gifts: and through it he being dead yet speaketh.
and the dust returneth to the earth as it was, and the spirit returneth unto God who gave it.
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see in a mirror, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know fully even as also I was fully known.
1 Corinthians 15:49
And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.
2 Corinthians 5:8
we are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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.
giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;
And I say unto him, My lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they that come of the great tribulation, and they washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
And Jehovah said unto Moses, Number all the first-born males of the children of Israel from a month old and upward, and take the number of their names.