Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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?

Bible References

Hath not

James 1:9
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:
Isaiah 14:32
What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.
Isaiah 29:19
The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Zephaniah 3:12
I will also leave in the midst of you an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD.
Zechariah 11:7
And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. And I took unto me two staffs; the one I called Grace, and the other I called Unity; and I fed the flock.
Matthew 11:5
The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Luke 6:20
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be you poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 9:57
And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow you wherever you go.
Luke 16:22
And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
John 7:48
Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him?
1 Corinthians 1:26
For you see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:
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, that you through his poverty might be rich.

The

James 1:12
Blessed is the man that endures trial: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love him.
Exodus 20:6
And showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore the LORD God of Israel says, I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever: but now the LORD says, Be it far from me; for them that honor me I will honor, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
Proverbs 8:17
I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Matthew 5:3
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Luke 6:20
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be you poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 12:32
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
1 Corinthians 2:9
But as it is written, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for them that love him.
2 Timothy 4:8
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.

General references

Exodus 23:6
You shall not pervert the justice of your poor in his dispute.
Isaiah 26:6
The foot shall tread it down, even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy.
Matthew 6:20
But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust does corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
Luke 22:29
And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father has appointed unto me;
James 2:15
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,