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 very awesome God in the council of the holy ones, to be feared above all those who are around him?
Praise Yah! I will give thanks to Yahweh with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.
Take heed, therefore, to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of the Lord and God which he purchased with his own blood.
He put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things for the assembly,
But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own 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 assembly;
1 Timothy 3:5
(but if a man doesn't know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the assembly of God?)
You shall tell Pharaoh, 'Thus says Yahweh, Israel is my son, my firstborn,
"Sanctify to me all of the firstborn, whatever opens the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of animal. It is mine."
but he shall acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the hated, by giving him a double portion of all that he has; for he is the beginning of his strength; the right of the firstborn is his.
I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.
They shall come with weeping; and with petitions will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way in which they shall not stumble; for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.
Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.
These are those who were not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed by Jesus from among men, the first fruits to God and to the Lamb.
Yet now, if you will, forgive their sin -- and if not, please blot me out of your book which you have written."
Let them be blotted out of the book of life, and not be written with the righteous.
Nevertheless, don't rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."
Yes, I beg you also, true yokefellow, help these women, for they labored with me in the Good News, with Clement also, and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.
All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been killed.
If anyone was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire.
By faith, Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he had testimony given to him that he was righteous, God testifying with respect to his gifts; and through it he, being dead, still speaks.
and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, even as I was also fully known.
1 Corinthians 15:49
As we have borne the image of those made of dust, let's also bear the image of the heavenly.
2 Corinthians 5:8
We are courageous, 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 it is so that I may take hold of that for which also I was taken hold of by Christ Jesus.
giving thanks to the Father, who made us fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;
I told him, "My lord, you know." He said to me, "These are those who came out of the great tribulation. They washed their robes, and made them white in the Lamb's blood.
Yahweh said to Moses, "Number all the firstborn males of the children of Israel from a month old and upward, and take the number of their names.