Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
So then they said to him, "What must we do to accomplish the deeds God requires?"
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.
for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort -- for the sake of his good pleasure -- is God.
Toward this goal I also labor, struggling according to his power that powerfully works in me.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus replied, "Everyone who drinks some of this water will be thirsty again.
When someone's prosperity increases, those who consume it also increase; so what does its owner gain, except that he gets to see it with his eyes?
All of man's labor is for nothing more than to fill his stomach -- yet his appetite is never satisfied!
Why pay money for something that will not nourish you? Why spend your hard-earned money on something that will not satisfy? Listen carefully to me and eat what is nourishing! Enjoy fine food!
Be sure of this! The Lord who commands armies has decreed: The nations' efforts will go up in smoke; their exhausting work will be for nothing.
"Do not accumulate for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
But Martha was distracted with all the preparations she had to make, so she came up to him and said, "Lord, don't you care that my sister has left me to do all the work alone? Tell her to help me."
1 Corinthians 6:13
"Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, but God will do away with both." The body is not for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
1 Corinthians 7:29
And I say this, brothers and sisters: The time is short. So then those who have wives should be as those who have none,
1 Corinthians 9:24
Do you not know that all the runners in a stadium compete, but only one receives the prize? So run to win.
2 Corinthians 4:18
because we are not looking at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen. For what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal.
These are all destined to perish with use, founded as they are on human commands and teachings.
Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth,
Thus we must make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by following the same pattern of disobedience.
And see to it that no one becomes an immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.
For the sun rises with its heat and dries up the meadow; the petal of the flower falls off and its beauty is lost forever. So also the rich person in the midst of his pursuits will wither away.
1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,
2 Peter 3:11
Since all these things are to melt away in this manner, what sort of people must we be, conducting our lives in holiness and godliness,
For this is the will of my Father -- for everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him to have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day."
But whoever drinks some of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again, but the water that I will give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up to eternal life."
As your words came to me I drank them in, and they filled my heart with joy and happiness because I belong to you.
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish; no one will snatch them from my hand.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live even if he dies,
Jesus replied, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
just as you have given him authority over all humanity, so that he may give eternal life to everyone you have given him.
by making your ear attentive to wisdom, and by turning your heart to understanding,
For the payoff of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
And I did not recognize him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water said to me, 'The one on whom you see the Spirit descending and remaining -- this is the one who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.'
"But I have a testimony greater than that from John. For the deeds that the Father has assigned me to complete -- the deeds I am now doing -- testify about me that the Father has sent me.
I testify about myself and the Father who sent me testifies about me."
If I do not perform the deeds of my Father, do not believe me.
I knew that you always listen to me, but I said this for the sake of the crowd standing around here, that they may believe that you sent me."
If I had not performed among them the miraculous deeds that no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin. But now they have seen the deeds and have hated both me and my Father.
The king says, "I will announce the Lord's decree. He said to me: 'You are my son! This very day I have become your father!
Then I say, "Look! I come! What is written in the scroll pertains to me.
A shoot will grow out of Jesse's root stock, a bud will sprout from his roots.
"Here is my servant whom I support, my chosen one in whom I take pleasure. I have placed my spirit on him; he will make just decrees for the nations.
The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners,
And a voice from heaven said, "This is my one dear Son; in him I take great delight."
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my one dear Son, in whom I take great delight. Listen to him!"
And a voice came from heaven: "You are my one dear Son; in you I take great delight."
Then a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came from the cloud, "This is my one dear Son. Listen to him!"
and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, "You are my one dear Son; in you I take great delight."
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and the regaining of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed,
Then a voice came from the cloud, saying, "This is my Son, my Chosen One. Listen to him!"
"Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man clearly attested to you by God with powerful deeds, wonders, and miraculous signs that God performed among you through him, just as you yourselves know --
with respect to Jesus from Nazareth, that God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with him.
2 Peter 1:17
For he received honor and glory from God the Father, when that voice was conveyed to him by the Majestic Glory: "This is my dear Son, in whom I am delighted."
If we do so, won't their livestock, their property, and all their animals become ours? So let's consent to their demand, so they will live among us."
But Pharaoh replied, "You are slackers! Slackers! That is why you are saying, 'Let us go sacrifice to the Lord.'
"Come, eat some of my food, and drink some of the wine I have mixed.
Instead, pursue his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.
Now large crowds were accompanying Jesus, and turning to them he said,
1 John 2:25
Now this is the promise that he himself made to us: eternal life.