Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

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Bible References


John 10:1
"I tell you, any man who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs over at some other place, is a thief and robber.
John 12:6
But he did not say this because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief and when he had charge of the purse he used to take what was put in it.
Matthew 21:13
and he said to them, "The Scripture says, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you make it a robbers' cave."
Matthew 23:14
Mark 11:17
And he taught them, and said, "Does not the Scripture say, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations'? But you have made it a robbers' cave."
2 Peter 2:1
There were false prophets too among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will introduce destructive sects and deny the Master who has bought them, thus bringing on themselves swift destruction.

I am

John 3:17
For God did not send his Son into the world to pass judgment upon the world, but that through him the world might be saved.
John 6:33
for it is God's bread that comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world."
John 12:47
If anyone hears my words and disregards them, it is not I that judge him, for I have not come to judge the world but to save the world.
Matthew 18:11
Matthew 20:28
just as the Son of Man has come not to be waited on, but to wait on other people, and to give his life to ransom many others."
Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man has come to search for what was lost and to save it."
1 Timothy 1:15
It is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. And I am the foremost of them,

More abundantly

Romans 5:13
It is true sin was in the world before the Law was given, and men are not charged with sin where there is no law.
Hebrews 6:17
Therefore, God in his desire to make it perfectly clear to those to whom he made his promise, that his purpose was unalterable, bound himself with an oath,
Hebrews 7:25
Therefore, he is able to save forever all who come to God through him, because he lives and intercedes for them forever.
2 Peter 1:11
for then you will be triumphantly admitted to the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

General references

Matthew 18:11