Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
If you believed Moses, you would believe me, because he wrote about me.
They replied, "You aren't from Galilee too, are you? Investigate carefully and you will see that no prophet comes from Galilee!"
Fix these words of mine into your mind and being, and tie them as a reminder on your hands and let them be symbols on your forehead.
When he sits on his royal throne he must make a copy of this law on a scroll given to him by the Levitical priests.
This law scroll must not leave your lips! You must memorize it day and night so you can carefully obey all that is written in it. Then you will prosper and be successful.
Instead he finds pleasure in obeying the Lord's commands; he meditates on his commands day and night.
In my heart I store up your words, so I might not sin against you.
For the commandments are like a lamp, instruction is like a light, and rebukes of discipline are like the road leading to life,
Listen to my instruction so that you may be wise, and do not neglect it.
Then you must recall the Lord's instructions and the prophetic testimony of what would happen. Certainly they say such things because their minds are spiritually darkened.
Carefully read the scroll of the Lord! Not one of these creatures will be missing, none will lack a mate. For the Lord has issued the decree, and his own spirit gathers them.
Your wise men will be put to shame. They will be dumbfounded and be brought to judgment. Since they have rejected the word of the Lord, what wisdom do they really have?
Jesus answered them, "You are deceived, because you don't know the scriptures or the power of God.
Have you not read this scripture: 'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must respond to them.'
Now the passage of scripture the man was reading was this: "He was led like a sheep to slaughter, and like a lamb before its shearer is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they eagerly received the message, examining the scriptures carefully every day to see if these things were so.
Actually, there are many advantages. First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with grace in your hearts to God.
2 Timothy 3:14
You, however, must continue in the things you have learned and are confident about. You know who taught you
2 Peter 1:19
Moreover, we possess the prophetic word as an altogether reliable thing. You do well if you pay attention to this as you would to a light shining in a murky place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
For this is no idle word for you -- it is your life! By this word you will live a long time in the land you are about to cross the Jordan to possess."
You lead me in the path of life; I experience absolute joy in your presence; you always give me sheer delight.
He asked you to sustain his life, and you have granted him long life and an enduring dynasty.
For you are the one who gives and sustains life.
It is like the dew of Hermon, which flows down upon the hills of Zion. Indeed that is where the Lord has decreed a blessing will be available -- eternal life.
Many of those who sleep in the dusty ground will awake -- some to everlasting life, and others to shame and everlasting abhorrence.
Now someone came up to him and said, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to gain eternal life?"
Now an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus, saying, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
But as it is, they aspire to a better land, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore, God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.
There is another who testifies about me, and I know the testimony he testifies about me is true.
Philip found Nathanael and told him, "We have found the one Moses wrote about in the law, and the prophets also wrote about -- Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."
The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you -- from your fellow Israelites; you must listen to him.
I have experienced help from God to this day, and so I stand testifying to both small and great, saying nothing except what the prophets and Moses said was going to happen:
This gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures,
1 Peter 1:10
Concerning this salvation, the prophets who predicted the grace that would come to you searched and investigated carefully.
So I threw myself down at his feet to worship him, but he said, "Do not do this! I am only a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony about Jesus. Worship God, for the testimony about Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."
Then beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he interpreted to them the things written about himself in all the scriptures.
It must be with him constantly and he must read it as long as he lives, so that he may learn to revere the Lord his God and observe all the words of this law and these statutes and carry them out.
1 John 2:25
Now this is the promise that he himself made to us: eternal life.