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 even when, on account of the time, ye ought to be teachers, ye again have need that some one teach you the first elements of the oracles of God, and have become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food;
Principles of the doctrine
The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, God's Son.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
1 Timothy 3:16
And, confessedly, great is the mystery of godliness; God was manifested in flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, preached among the gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
If, therefore, there was perfection through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people have received the law), what further need was there, that another Priest should arise according to the rank of Melchizedek, and not be reckoned according to the rank of Aaron?
and make straight paths for your feet, that the lame be not turned out of the way, but rather be healed.
Ye, therefore, shall be perfect, as your Heavenly Father is perfect."
1 Corinthians 13:10
but, when the complete comes, the partial will be done away.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having, therefore, these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
with a view to the perfecting of the saints for the work of ministry, for the building up of the body of Christ;
Not that I already obtained, or have already been made perfect; but I am pressing on, if I may lay hold of that for which I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.
Whom we proclaim, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;
Epaphras, who is from among you, salutes you, a servant of Christ Jesus, always striving in your behalf in his prayers, that ye may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
And let patience have a perfect work; that ye may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.
1 Peter 5:10
And the God of all grace, Who called you into His everlasting glory in Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen, settle you.
1 John 4:12
No one has ever beheld God. If we love one another, God abideth in us, and His love has been perfected in us.
and the rain descended, and the streams came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not, for it had been founded on the rock.
he is like a man building a house, who dug and went deep, and laid a foundation on the rock; and, a flood coming, the stream broke against that house, and could not shake it; because it was well built.
1 Corinthians 3:10
According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master-builder, I laid a foundation; and another builds thereon. But let each one take heed how he builds thereon;
1 Timothy 6:19
treasuring up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on that which is really life.
2 Timothy 2:19
Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God has been standing, having this seal, "The Lord knew those who are His:" and "Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness."
saying, "Repent ye for the Kingdom of Heaven has drawn near;
From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, "Repent ye; for the Kingdom of Heaven has drawn near."
And he, answering, said, 'I go, sir,' and he went not.
And, going forth, they preached that men should repent.
And Peter said to them, "Repent, and be immersed each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, unto remission of your sins; and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit;
Repent ye, therefore, and turn, that your sins may be blotted out, that so there may come seasons of refreshing from the presence of the Lord;
And, having heard these things, they were silent, and glorified God, saying, "Then, to the gentiles also God gave repentance unto life."
God, therefore, having overlooked the time of ignorance, now commands all men everywhere to repent;
fully testifying, both to Jews and Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus.
but I declared both to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem, and through all the region of Judea, and 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 unto salvation, not to be repented of; but the sorrow of the world works death.
2 Timothy 2:25
in meekness correcting those opposing themselves, if peradventure God should give them repentance to a full knowledge of the truth,
And, apart from faith, it is impossible to please Him; for he that comes to God must believe that He is, and that He becomes a rewarder to those who seek after Him.
"Verily, verily, I say to you, He that hears My word, and believes Him Who sent Me, has eternal life, and comes not into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
And Jesus cried, and said, "He who believes on Me, believes not on Me, but on Him Who sent Me;
"Let not your heart be troubled: believe in God, believe also in Me.
1 Peter 1:21
who through Him believe in God, Who raised Him from the dead, and gave Him glory; so that your faith and hope might be in God.
1 John 5:10
He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself; he that believes not God has made Him a liar; because he has not believed in the testimony that God testified concerning His Son.