Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
For you should now be teaching others, if we look at the time, yet you need to be taught again which are the first elements of the oracles of God and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong food.
Principles of the doctrine
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus, the Christ, Son of God,
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with the God, and the Word was God.
1 Timothy 3:16
And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec and not be called after the order of Aaron?
and make straight steps unto your feet, so that which is lame will not turn out of the way, but let it rather be healed.
But the path of the just is as the light of the morning star, that shines more and more until the day is perfect.
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.
1 Corinthians 13:10
But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
for the perfecting of the saints in the work of the ministry, unto the edifying of the body of the Christ
Not as though I had already attained it, either were already perfect, but I follow after, if I may lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by the Christ, Jesus.
whom we preach, warning every man and teaching in all wisdom that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus,
Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ, salutes you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand firm, perfect and fulfilled in all the will of God.
and the patience finishes the work, that ye may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Jesus, the Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, he himself perfects, confirms, strengthens, and establishes you.
1 John 4:12
No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and his charity is completed in us.
and the rain descended, and the rivers came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it did not fall, for it was founded upon a rock.
he is like a man who built a house and dug deep and laid the foundation upon rock; and when the flood arose, the river beat vehemently upon that house and could not shake it, for it was founded upon rock.
1 Corinthians 3:10
According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds upon it. But let each one see how the building is built.
1 Timothy 6:19
laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the future, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
2 Timothy 2:19
Nevertheless, the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his. And, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near:
Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each one according to his ways, said the Lord GOD. Repent and turn yourselves from all your iniquities, so iniquity shall not be your ruin.
And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and of prayer, and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn over him as one mourns for his only son, afflicting themselves over him as one afflicts himself over his firstborn.
and saying, Repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens is at hand.
He answered and said, I will not, but afterward he repented and went.
And they went out and preached that men should repent.
Then Peter said unto them, Repent and be baptized each one of you into the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Repent ye therefore and be converted that your sins may be blotted out, for the times of refreshing of the presence of the Lord are come;
When they heard these things, they were silent and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted repentance unto life to the Gentiles.
For the times of this ignorance God overlooked, but he now commands all men everywhere to repent
testifying both to the Jews and also to the Gentiles, repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
but I announced first unto those of Damascus and at Jerusalem and throughout all the coasts of Judaea and then to the Gentiles that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, of which there is no need to repented; but the sorrow of the world works death.
2 Timothy 2:25
that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth,
But without faith it is impossible to please God; for he that comes to God must believe that he is and that he is a rewarder of those that diligently seek him.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that hears my word and believes him that sent me has eternal life and shall not come into judgment but has passed from death unto life.
But Jesus cried and said, He that believes in me, believes not in me, but in him that sent me,
Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me.
1 Peter 1:21
who by him do believe God, who raised him up from the dead and has given him glory: that your faith and hope might be in God.
1 John 5:10
He that believes in the Son of God has the witness of God in himself; he that does not believe God has made God a liar; because he does not believe the witness that God has testified of his Son.