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 let the lowly brother glory in his high station;
Matthew 11:5
the blind receive sight, and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised, and the poor have the Gospel proclaimed to them.
Luke 6:20
And He, lifting up His eyes on His disciples, said, "Happy, ye poor; because yours is the Kingdom of God.
Luke 9:57
And, as they were journeying in the way, a certain one said to Him, "I will follow Thee wheresoever Thou goest."
Luke 16:22
And it came to pass that the poor man died, and that he was carried away by the angels into Abraham's bosom. And the rich man also died, and was buried;
John 7:48
Did any one of the rulers believe on Him, or of the Pharisees?
1 Corinthians 1:26
For ye behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are chosen;
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might become rich.


James 1:12
Happy is a man who endures temptation; because, when he becomes approved, he will receive the crown of life, which He promised to those who love Him.
Matthew 5:3
"Happy are the poor in spirit; because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Luke 6:20
And He, lifting up His eyes on His disciples, said, "Happy, ye poor; because yours is the Kingdom of God.
Luke 12:32
"Fear not, little flock; because your Father delighted to give you the Kingdom.
1 Corinthians 2:9
but, as it has been written, "Things which eye saw not, and ear heard not, and that entered not into the heart of man??hatsoever things God prepared for those who love Him";
2 Timothy 4:8
henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the Righteous Judge, will recompense to me in that day, and not only to me, but also to all those who have loved His appearing.

General references

Matthew 6:20
but lay up for yourselves treasures in Heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes, and where theives do not break through, nor steal;
Luke 22:29
and I appoint to you, as My Father appointed to Me, a Kingdom,
James 2:15
If a brother or a sister be naked, and in want of daily food,