Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

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Hath not

James 1:9
But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;
Matthew 11:5
the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
Luke 6:20
He lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: "Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 9:57
As they were going along the road, a man said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go."
Luke 16:22
So the beggar died, and was carried by the angels to Abraham's bosom. The rich man also died and was buried.
John 7:48
Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him?
1 Corinthians 1:26
For consider your call, brethren; not many of you were wise according to fleshly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that through his poverty you might become rich.


James 1:12
Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, for when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
Matthew 5:3
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Luke 6:20
He lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: "Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 12:32
Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
1 Corinthians 2:9
But, as it is written, "No eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man conceived what God has prepared for those who love him,"
2 Timothy 4:8
In the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved his appearing.

General references

Matthew 6:20
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal.
Luke 22:29
And I bestow on you a kingdom, just as my Father bestowed one on me,
James 2:15
If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food,