Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.
And if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask it of God, who giveth to all men liberally and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him.
this is not the wisdom, that cometh down from above, but is earthly, sensual, and diabolical:
If ye then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good things to them that ask Him?
And upon this occasion Jesus opened his mouth and said, "I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and knowing, and hast revealed them to babes:
And He answered them, saying, Because it is granted unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not granted:
If ye then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the holy Spirit to them that ask Him?
John answered and said, A man can take nothing upon him, unless it be given him from heaven.
Him hath God exalted with his right hand as a prince and saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins:
And when they heard these things they acquiesced, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God given to the Gentiles also repentance unto life.
For the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For as ye were heretofore disobedient to God, but have now obtained mercy in their disobedience:
But having different gifts, according to the grace conferred upon us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of our faith:
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who maketh thee to differ? and what hast thou, which thou didst not receive? And if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory as if thou hadst not received it?
1 Corinthians 12:4
Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit: and there are different offices, but the same Lord:
among whom also we were all conversant heretofore in our carnal desires, indulging the appetites of the flesh and of our imaginations; and were by nature children of wrath, even as others.
Wherefore it is said, "When he ascended on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men."
For to you it is granted as a favor from Christ, not only to believe on Him, but also to suffer for his sake:
For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, going astray, enslaved to various disorderly appetites and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 John 4:10
Herein is love; not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.
1 John 5:11
And the testimony is this, that God hath given to us eternal life; and this life is in his Son.
The true light was that which enlightneth every man that cometh into the world.
Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he, that followeth me, shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who commanded light to shine out of darkness, hath shined into our hearts, to reflect the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
and enlighten the eyes of your understanding; that ye may know, what is the hope of his calling, and how rich the glory of his inheritance in the saints;
1 John 1:5
Now this we have heard from Him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.
And the city hath no need of the sun, nor of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God enlighteneth it, and the Lamb is it's light.
And there shall be no night there: and they have no need of a candle, nor of the light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light; and they shall reign for ever and ever.
For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.
they shall perish, but thou remainest; and they shall all grow old as a garment,
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, to day, and for ever: