Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Make

Hebrews 12:23
and to the church of the firstborn ones [i.e., those who have received an inheritance from their Father], whose names are recorded in heaven. [See Luke 10:20]. [You have come] to God, who is the Judge of all people, and to the spirits of righteous people who have become [morally] perfect [i.e., that great company of God's people who have gone on to their heavenly reward],
John 17:23
I in them, and you in me, so that they may be completely one. [This is] so the world will know that you sent me and that you love them just as you love me.
Ephesians 3:16
[I pray] that, according to God's glorious abundance, He would empower you to become [spiritually] strong through His Holy Spirit in your inner person,
Colossians 1:9
So, this is why, since the day we heard about these things, we do not stop praying for you and requesting that you people be filled [by God] with the knowledge of what He wants [for your lives], and with spiritual wisdom and understanding.
Colossians 4:12
Epaphras, who is one of you [See 1:7; 4:9], a slave of Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. He always struggles in his prayers on your behalf so that you will remain mature and be fully convinced [that you are living] by all that God wants [for your life].
1 Thessalonians 3:13
May the Lord strengthen your hearts so you will be [found] without just blame and holy, in the presence of our God and Father, when our Lord Jesus Christ returns with all of His holy ones [i.e., angels. See Mark 8:38; II Thess. 1:7].
1 Thessalonians 5:23
And may God Himself, who gives peace, dedicate you completely, and may your spirit, soul and body [i.e., your entire person] be kept without just blame at [i.e., until] the return of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:17
encourage and strengthen your hearts in every good thing you do and say.
1 Peter 5:10
And the God who bestows every unearned favor [upon His people], who invited you to partake of His eternal splendor through Christ Jesus, will restore, confirm, strengthen and stabilize you people [in the faith], after you have gone through a brief time of suffering.

Every

2 Corinthians 9:8
And God is able to provide you with abundant gifts, so that you will always have plenty of everything, and that you will also have plenty for doing every good deed.
Ephesians 2:10
For we [Christians] are the product of God's workmanship, [re-] created in [fellowship with] Christ Jesus for [the purpose of] doing good deeds. God had previously determined that this should be our practice.
Philippians 1:11
having been full of qualities of righteousness, which come from Jesus Christ and produce honor and praise to God.
2 Thessalonians 2:17
encourage and strengthen your hearts in every good thing you do and say.
1 Timothy 5:10
having a reputation for doing good deeds, [such as] bringing up children, showing hospitality to strangers, washing the feet of the saints [i.e., God's holy people], assisting people in trouble and devoting herself to doing all [other] kinds of good deeds.

To do

Hebrews 10:36
For you need to be steadfast so that, after you have done what God wants, you will receive the promise [of an inheritance. See 9:15].
Matthew 7:21
"Not every person who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven; but [only] that person who does what my Father in heaven requires.
Matthew 12:50
"For whoever will do what my Father in heaven desires, is my brother and sister and mother."
Matthew 21:31
Which of these two sons did what his father wanted?" They answered, "The first one." Jesus said to them, "Truly I tell you, tax collectors and prostitutes [will] enter the kingdom of God ahead of you.
John 7:17
If anyone [really] desires to do what God wants, he will know whether my teaching comes from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority [only].
Romans 12:2
And you people must not be conformed to [the values and standards of] this age, but you should become transformed [i.e., changed in attitude and action] by having your mind renewed [i.e., to think in a totally different way]. Then you will be able to determine [and practice] God's will, the thing that is good, and acceptable and perfect.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
For it is God's will that you should be dedicated to Him, [that is], you should avoid sexual immorality.
1 Peter 4:2
So then, you should no longer live the rest of your lives [to satisfy] the sinful desires of your body, but to do what God wants.
1 John 2:17
And the world, with its [physical and material] desires, is passing away, but the person who does what God wants will continue to live forever.

Working

Philippians 2:13
for it is God who is at work in you, both to motivate the desire and to carry out what pleases Him.

Well pleasing

Hebrews 13:16
But do not forget to do good deeds and share [with others], for God is very pleased with such "sacrifices."
Romans 12:1
So, I urge you, brothers, because God is so merciful [to us], to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, [fully] dedicated and very pleasing to God. For this is a reasonable [or spiritual] way for you to worship [or serve] Him.
Romans 14:17
For God's kingdom is not a matter of what people eat or drink, but [instead, it is a matter] of doing what is right, having peace [of heart] and having [inner] joy, which come from the Holy Spirit.
Philippians 4:18
But I have everything [I need], and in abundance; I am fully supplied, having received from Epaphroditus the gifts that you sent, [which are like] a fragrant-smelling sacrifice, acceptable and very pleasing to God.
Colossians 3:20
You children should obey your parents in everything, for this is very pleasing to the Lord.
1 John 3:22
and we can be assured of receiving from God whatever we ask Him for, because we are obeying His commands [i.e., especially the one about loving others] and are practicing what is pleasing to Him.

Through

John 16:23
At that time [i.e., after my resurrection], you will not be asking me [for] anything. Truly, truly, I tell you, if you will ask the Father for anything [then], in my name [i.e., by my authority], He will give it to you.
Ephesians 2:18
For through Him we [Jews and Gentiles] both have access to the Father by means of one Holy Spirit.
Philippians 1:11
having been full of qualities of righteousness, which come from Jesus Christ and produce honor and praise to God.
Philippians 4:13
I can do everything through Christ, who gives me the strength.
Colossians 3:17
And whatever you do, whether in [your] words or actions, do everything in the name [i.e., by the authority] of Christ, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
1 Peter 2:5
And you yourselves are also like living stones, being constructed into a spiritual house. For you are like holy priests who offer spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

Amen

Matthew 6:13
And do not allow us to fall under temptation, but deliver us from [being harmed by] the evil one.'
Matthew 28:20
[Then] go on teaching them [i.e., these new converts] to obey everything I have commanded you and my presence will be with you always, even to the end of the age.