Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

General references

Bible References

Pure

James 3:17
The wisdom that is from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, considerate, willing to yield, full of compassion and good deeds, whole-hearted, straightforward.
Matthew 5:8
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God!
Luke 1:6
They were both upright in the sight of God, blamelessly observing all the Lord's commands and requirements.
1 Timothy 1:5
The aim of your instruction must be love that springs from a pure heart and from a good conscience and from a sincere faith.
1 Timothy 5:4
If a widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety in the treatment of their own families, and to return the care of those who brought them up, for that is what God approves.

To visit

Matthew 25:34
Then the king will say to those at his right, 'Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take possession of the kingdom which has been destined for you from the creation of the world.
Galatians 5:6
For in union with Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor the want of it counts for anything, but only faith acting through love.
Galatians 6:9
Let us not get tired of doing right, for at the proper time we shall reap, if we do not give out.
1 John 3:17
But if someone who is rich sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how can he have any love for God in his heart?

To keep

James 4:4
You renegades! Do you not know that the friendship of the world means enmity with God? So whoever wishes to be the world's friend declares himself God's enemy.
John 17:14
I have given them your message, and the world has come to hate them, for they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.
Romans 12:2
You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.
Galatians 1:4
who to save us from the present wicked world gave himself for our sins at the will of our God and Father.
Galatians 6:14
But I never want to boast of anything but the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, on which the world has been crucified to me and I have been to the world.
Colossians 3:1
If, then, you have been raised to life with Christ, set your hearts on the things that are where Christ is, above, seated at God's right hand.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or what is in the world. If anyone loves the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,
1 John 5:4
for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.

General references

Matthew 5:42
If anyone begs from you, give to him, and when anyone wants to borrow from you, do not turn away.