Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
If you were of the world, you would be loved by the world: but because you are not of the world, but I have taken you out of the world, you are hated by the world.
Then Jesus said, Did I not make a selection of you, the twelve, and one of you is a son of the Evil One?
I am not talking of you all: I have knowledge of my true disciples, but things are as they are, so that the Writings may come true, The foot of him who takes bread with me is lifted up against me.
And the day came and, turning to his disciples, he made a selection from among them of twelve, to whom he gave the name of Apostles;
And they made prayers and said, Lord, having knowledge of the hearts of all men, make clear which of these two has been marked out by you,
But the Lord said, Go without fear: for he is a special vessel for me, to give to the Gentiles and kings and to the children of Israel the knowledge of my name:
Not by all the people, but by witnesses marked out before by God, even by us, who took food and drink with him after he came back from the dead.
And he said, You have been marked out by the God of our fathers to have knowledge of his purpose, and to see the Upright One and to give ear to the words of his mouth.
Before the children had come into existence, or had done anything good or bad, in order that God's purpose and his selection might be effected, not by works, but by him whose purpose it is,
1 John 4:10
And this is love, not that we had love for God, but that he had love for us, and sent his Son to be an offering for our sins.
And Jesus said to them again, May peace be with you! As the Father sent me, even so I now send you.
Then when they had taken food, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, is your love for me greater than the love of these others? He said to him, Yes, Lord; you are certain of my love for you. He said to him, Then give my lambs food.
Give ear, O sea-lands, to me; and take note, you peoples from far: I have been marked out by the Lord from the first; when I was still in my mother's body, he had my name in mind:
Before you were formed in the body of your mother I had knowledge of you, and before your birth I made you holy; I have given you the work of being a prophet to the nations.
And Jesus came to them and said, All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
And he said to them, Go into all the world, and give the good news to everyone.
And that teaching about a change of heart and forgiveness of sins is to be given to Jerusalem first and to all nations in his name.
But you will have power, when the Holy Spirit has come on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judaea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
Through whom grace has been given to us, sending us out to make disciples to the faith among all nations, for his name:
But I have, in some measure, less fear in writing to you to put these things before you again, because of the grace which was given to me by God,
1 Corinthians 9:16
For if I am a preacher of the good news, I have no cause for pride in this; because I am forced to do so, for a curse is on me if I do not.
But when it was the good pleasure of God, by whom I was marked out even from my mother's body, through his grace,
For by his act we were given existence in Christ Jesus to do those good works which God before made ready for us so that we might do them.
If you keep yourselves safely based in the faith, not moved from the hope of the good news which came to you, and which was given to every living being under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.
1 Timothy 2:7
And of this I became a preacher and an Apostle (what I say is true, not false,) and a teacher of the Gentiles in the true faith.
2 Timothy 1:11
Of which I was made a preacher and an Apostle and a teacher;
2 Timothy 2:2
And the things which I have said to you before a number of witnesses, give to those of the faith, so that they may be teachers of others.
I did not take you with me when I went away from Crete, so that you might do what was necessary to put things in order there, placing men in authority over the churches in every town, as I said to you;
Here is my Father's glory, in that you give much fruit and so are my true disciples.
The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, but violent behaviour takes away souls.
In days to come Jacob will take root: Israel will put out buds and flowers; and the face of the world will be full of fruit.
For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and does not go back again, but gives water to the earth, and makes it fertile, giving seed to the planter, and bread for food;
And the rest of Jacob will be among the mass of peoples like dew from the Lord, like showers on the grass, which may not be kept back by man, or be waiting for the sons of men.
You may be certain, my brothers, that it has frequently been in my mind to come to you (but till now I was kept from it), so that I might have some fruit from you in the same way as I have had it from the other nations.
To be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, doing the work of a priest in the good news of God, so that the offering of the Gentiles might be pleasing to God, being made holy by the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I did the planting, Apollos did the watering, but God gave the increase.
Which has come to you; and which in all the world is giving fruit and increase, as it has done in you from the day when it came to your ears and you had true knowledge of the grace of God;
And the fruit of righteousness is planted in peace for those who make peace.
Seeing that Abraham will certainly become a great and strong nation, and his name will be used by all the nations of the earth as a blessing?
Now when I am old and grey-headed, O God, give me not up; till I have made clear your strength to this generation, and your power to all those to come.
We will not keep them secret from our children; we will make clear to the coming generation the praises of the Lord and his strength, and the great works of wonder which he has done.
Be not like your fathers, to whom the voice of the earlier prophets came, saying, Be turned now from your evil ways and from your evil doings: but they did not give ear to me or take note, says the Lord.
And now I am conscious that you, among whom I have gone about preaching the kingdom, will not see my face again.
Now those things which were put down in writing before our time were for our learning, so that through quiet waiting and through the comfort of the holy Writings we might have hope.
1 Corinthians 10:11
Now these things were done as an example; and were put down in writing for our teaching, on whom the last days have come.
2 Timothy 3:15
And that from the time when you were a child, you have had knowledge of the holy Writings, which are able to make you wise to salvation, through faith in Christ Jesus.
By faith Abel made a better offering to God than Cain, and he had witness through it of his righteousness, God giving his approval of his offering: and his voice still comes to us through it though he is dead.
1 Peter 1:14
Like children ruled by God, do not go back to the old desires of the time when you were without knowledge:
1 Peter 3:2
When they see your holy behaviour in the fear of God.
If you are in me at all times, and my words are in you, then anything for which you make a request will be done for you.
And whatever request you make in my name, that I will do, so that the Father may have glory in the Son.
And on that day you will put no questions to me. Truly I say to you, Whatever request you make to the Father, he will give it to you in my name.
And all things, whatever you make request for in prayer, having faith, you will get.