Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Nor of the will of the

Bible References


John 3:3
Jesus answered him, I declare unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
James 1:18
'tis he that has voluntarily renew'd us by the oracles of truth, that we might be the first converts of the new creation.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has regenerated us, and given us by the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the expectation of immortal life,
1 Peter 2:2
which is without any mixture, and will make you thrive. Since you have tasted how good the Lord is,
1 John 3:9
whosoever is born of God, does not commit sin; for the divine principle remaineth in him: he will not sin, because he is born of God.
1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.
1 John 5:1
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Messiah, is born of God: and every one that loves the father, will likewise be affected with love to his son.

Nor of the will of the

Romans 9:10
this appears too from the case of Rebecca, who conceived twins by our father Isaac.

Nor of the will of man

Romans 9:1
I call Christ, and the holy spirit to witness with my conscience, that I speak the truth without guile, when I say,
Romans 10:1
Brethren, my hearty desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollos watered: but God gave the increase.
Philippians 2:13
for it is God that influences your desires and endeavours, out of his benevolence to you.
James 1:18
'tis he that has voluntarily renew'd us by the oracles of truth, that we might be the first converts of the new creation.

Of god

John 3:6
the cleansing of the body is only external, but the purification of the spirit is spiritual.
Titus 3:5
he saved us not in consideration of any virtuous actions which we had done, but out of his meer mercy, by the baptism of regeneration, he form'd us anew, by the plentiful effusion of the holy spirit,
1 John 2:28
adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

General references

John 7:5
for even his brethren did not believe in him.
John 8:47
he that is of God, does therefore observe what God says: which you do not observe, because ye are not of God.
Romans 9:16
so that this is a matter not dependent on him that wills or runs, but on God, who shews mercy.
Galatians 3:26
for you are all the sons of God by faith in Christ Jesus.