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.
"What are we to do," they asked, "in order to carry out the things that God requires?"
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only faith working through love.
For it is God Himself whose power creates within you the desire to do His gracious will and also brings about the accomplishment of the desire.
To this end, like an earnest wrestler, I exert all my strength in reliance upon the power of Him who is mightily at work within me.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
For we never fail to remember your works of faith and labours of love and your persistent and unwavering hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father;
"Every one," replied Jesus, "who drinks any of this water will be thirsty again;
"Do not lay up stores of wealth for yourselves on earth, where the moth and wear-and-tear destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
Martha meanwhile was busy and distracted in waiting at table, and she came and said, "Master, do you not care that my sister is leaving me to do all the waiting? Tell her to assist me."
1 Corinthians 6:13
Food of all kinds is meant for the stomach, and the stomach is meant for food, and God will cause both of them to perish. Yet the body does not exist for the purpose of fornication, but for the Master's service, and the Master exists for the body;
1 Corinthians 7:29
Yet of this I warn you, brethren: the time has been shortened--so that henceforth those who have wives should be as though they had none,
1 Corinthians 9:24
Do you not know that in the foot-race the runners all run, but that only one gets the prize? You must run like him, in order to win with certainty.
2 Corinthians 4:18
while we look not at things seen, but things unseen; for things seen are temporary, but things unseen are eternal.
referring to things which are all intended to be used up and perish--in obedience to mere human injunctions and teachings?
Give your minds to the things that are above, not to the things that are on the earth.
Let it then be our earnest endeavour to be admitted to that rest, so that no one may perish through following the same example of unbelief.
lest there be a fornicator, or an ungodly person like Esau, who, in return for a single meal, parted with the birthright which belonged to him.
The sun rises with his scorching heat and dries up the herbage, so that its flowers drop off and the beauty of its appearance perishes, and in the same way rich men with all their prosperity will fade away.
1 Peter 1:24
"All mankind resemble the herbage, and all their beauty is like its flowers. The herbage dries up, and its flowers drop off;
2 Peter 3:11
Since all these things are thus pre-destined to dissolution, what sort of men ought you to be found to be in all holy living and godly conduct,
For this is my Father's will, that every one who fixes his gaze on the Son of God and believes in Him should have the Life of the Ages, and I will raise him to life on the last day."
but whoever drinks any of the water that I shall give him will never, never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become a fountain within him of water springing up for the Life of the Ages."
I give them the Life of the Ages, and they shall never, never perish, nor shall any one wrest them from my hand.
"I am the Resurrection and the Life," said Jesus; "he who believes in me, even if he has died, he shall live;
"I am the Way," replied Jesus, "and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
even as Thou hast given Him authority over all mankind, so that on all whom Thou hast given Him He may bestow the Life of the Ages.
For the wages paid by Sin are death; but God's free gift is the Life of the Ages bestowed upon us in Christ Jesus our Lord.
I did not yet know Him, but He who sent me to baptize in water said to me, "'The One on whom you see the Spirit coming down, and remaining, He it is who baptizes in the Holy Spirit.'
"But the testimony which I have is weightier than that of John; for the work the Father has assigned to me for me to bring it to completion--the very work which I am doing--affords testimony concerning me that the Father has sent me.
I am one giving testimony about myself, and the Father who sent me gives testimony about me."
If the deeds I do are not my Father's deeds, do not believe me.
I know that Thou always hearest me; but for the sake of the crowd standing round I have said this--that they may believe that Thou didst send me."
If I had not done among them, as I have, such miracles as no one else ever did, they would have had no sin; but they have in fact seen and also hated both me and my Father.
while a voice came from Heaven, saying, "This is My Son, the dearly loved, in whom is My delight."
He was still speaking when a luminous cloud spread over them; and a voice was heard from within the cloud, which said, "This is My Son dearly beloved, in whom is My delight. Listen to Him."
and a voice came from the sky, saying, "Thou art My Son dearly loved: in Thee is My delight."
Then there came a cloud spreading over them, and a voice issued from the cloud, "This is my Son, dearly loved: listen to Him."
and the Holy Spirit came down in bodily shape, like a dove, upon Him, and a voice came from Heaven, which said, "Thou art My Son, dearly loved: in Thee is My 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 announce release to the prisoners of war and recovery of sight to the blind: to send away free those whom tyranny has crushed,
Then there came a voice from within the cloud: "This is My Son, My Chosen One: listen to Him."
"Listen, Israelites, to what I say. Jesus, the Nazarene, a man accredited to you from God by miracles and marvels and signs which God did among you through Him, as you yourselves know, Him--
It tells how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, so that He went about everywhere doing acts of kindness, and curing all who were being continually oppressed by the Devil--for God was with Jesus.
2 Peter 1:17
He received honour and glory from God the Father, and out of the wondrous glory words such as these were spoken to Him, "This is My dearly-loved Son, in whom I take delight."
But make His Kingdom the object of your pursuit, and these things shall be given you in addition.
On His journey vast crowds attended Him, towards whom He turned and said,
1 John 2:25
And this is the promise which He Himself has given us--the Life of the Ages.