Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

General references

Bible References

Thief

John 10:1
"Truly, truly, I tell you, the person who does not enter the sheep corral through the gate, but climbs over another way [i.e., over the fence], is a thief and a robber. [Note: "Thief" suggests quiet subtlety, while "robber" suggests open aggression].
John 12:6
Now he did not say this because he cared about poor people, but because he was in charge of the money bag, and being a thief, he used to steal from it.
Matthew 21:13
And He said to them, "It is written [Isa. 56:7], 'My house [i.e., the Temple] will be called a house for prayer', but [Jer. 7:11 says], 'You have made it a hideout for thieves.'"
Matthew 23:14
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Mark 11:17
Then He taught them, saying, "Is it not written [Isa. 56:7], 'My house [i.e., the Temple] will be called a house of prayer for people of all nations'? But [Jer. 7:11 says], 'You have made it a hideout for thieves.'"
Romans 2:21
since you teach other people [all of this], why do you not teach yourselves [these things]? You preach that a person should not steal, [but] do you steal?
2 Peter 2:1
But just as there were false prophets among the people before, there will also be false teachers among you [Christians]. They will privately teach harmful doctrines that destroy people [spiritually], by even denying [that Jesus is] the Master, [and thereby] destroying themselves quickly.

I am

John 3:17
For God did not send His Son into the world to be its judge [i.e., to condemn it], but [rather] so that the people of the world could be saved [from condemnation] though Him.
John 6:33
For the bread God gives is the One [see verse 35] who comes down from heaven, and [He] gives [spiritual] life to the world."
John 12:47
And if any person hears my message and does not obey it, I will not judge him [now], for I did not come into the world to judge it, but to save it.
Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man came to save those who were lost.]}]}
Matthew 20:28
Even so, the Son of man did not come to be served [by others] but to be the servant [of others], and to sacrifice His life as a ransom price to purchase many people [i.e., back from Satan]."
Luke 19:10
For the Son of man came to search for and save those who were lost."
1 Timothy 1:15
This saying is trustworthy and deserves to be fully accepted: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, and I am the worst of them all.

More abundantly

Romans 5:13
For even before the law of Moses, sin was [being committed] in the world. But man is not responsible for [his] sin when there is no law.
Hebrews 6:17
Since God wanted to show conclusively to those who would inherit the promise [i.e., Abraham and all of his spiritual descendants], how unchangeable His purpose was, He confirmed it with an oath.
Hebrews 7:25
So, He is also able to save completely those people who approach God through Him, since He lives forever to intercede [i.e., to plead to God] on their behalf.
2 Peter 1:11
For in this way, you will be provided with a rich welcome into the never ending kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ [i.e., in heaven].

General references

Matthew 18:11
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