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,
God being greatly terrible in the council of the holy ones and to be feared by all round about him.
Praise ye Jah. I will praise Jehovah with all the heart, in the consultation of the upright, and the assembly.
Attend therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit set you inspectors, to feed the church of God, which he acquired by his own blood.
And placed all things under his, feet, and gave him head over all things to the church,
But as the church is subjected to Christ, so also wives to their own husbands in everything.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill again the necessities of the pressures of Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the church.
1 Timothy 3:5
(And if any know not to preside over his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
And say thou to Pharaoh, So said Jehovah, my first-born son is Israel.
Consecrate to me every first-born bursting open every womb among the sons of Israel, of man and of cattle: it is to me.
But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated, the first-born, to give to him the portion of two in all that shall be found to him; for he is the beginning of his strength; to him is the judgment of the first-born.
Also I will give him the firstborn, the highest to the kings of the earth.
In weeping will they come, and I will lead them in mercies; I will cause them to go to the streams of waters in a straight way; they shall not stumble in it: for I was to Israel for a father, and Ephraim he is my first-born.
Having willed he brought forth by the word of truth, for us to be some first fruit of his creatures.
There are they who were not contaminated by women; for they are virgins. These are they following the Lamb wherever he should lead. These were purchased from men, first fruits to God and the Lamb.
And now if thou wilt, lift up their sin; and if not, wipe me off from thy book which thou didst write.
They shall be wiped off from the book of the living, and with the just they shall not be written.
But in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject to you; but rather rejoice, that your names were written in the heavens.
And I also ask thee, worthy yoke-fellow, aid those women who fought in company with me in the good news, and with Clement, and the rest of my co-workers, whose names in the book of life.
And all they dwelling upon earth shall worship him, whose names have not been written in the book of life of the slain Lamb from the foundation of the world.
And if any was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire.
By faith Abel brought near a greater sacrifice to God than Cain, by which he was testified of to be just, God testifying of his gifts; and by it he being dead yet speaks.
And the dust shall turn back to the earth as it was, and the spirit shall turn back to God who gave it.
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see by a mirror in an enigma; then face to face: now I know by parts; and then shall I know as I was known.
1 Corinthians 15:49
And as we have borne the image of the made of earth, we shall also bear the image of the celestial.
2 Corinthians 5:8
And we are confident, and are contented rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home in the Lord.
For me to live is Christ, and to die gain.
Not that I have alreaedy attained or have been already perfected: and I pursue, if I also may overtake, for which also I was overtaken by Christ Jesus.
Returning thanks to the Father, having rendered us fitting for the portion of the lot of the holy in light:
And I said to him, Lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they coming out of great pressure, and they washed their robes, and whitened their robes in the blood of the Lamb.
And Jehovah will say to Moses, Review every first-born male to the sons of Israel, from the son of a month and above, and take up the number of names.