Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

General references

Bible References

The spirit

Romans 8:2
for the christian dispensation of a spiritual life has set me free from the legal state of sin and death.
1 Corinthians 15:45
and so it is written, the first man Adam was made an animating soul, the last Adam was made a vivifying spirit.
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also hath enabled me to be a minister of the new covenant, not of the literal sense, but of the spiritual meaning: it is the letter that denounces death, but the spirit gives life.
Galatians 5:25
if we live by the spirit, let us regulate our actions by the spirit:
1 Peter 3:18
for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,

The flesh

Romans 2:25
Circumcision indeed is an advantage, if you keep the law: but if you violate the law, your being a Jew makes you no better than a heathen.
Romans 3:1
What advantage then hath the Jew? or what benefit is there from circumcision?
1 Corinthians 11:27
so that whosoever eats this bread, and drinks this cup without respect to the Lord, does make a criminal use of the body and blood of the Lord.
Galatians 5:6
for in the christian-dispensation, neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but an active benevolent faith.
Galatians 6:15
for in the dispensation of Jesus Christ, neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but the new creation.
1 Timothy 4:8
exercise yourself in piety: for those exercises which relate only to the body are of little consequence, but piety is of absolute use, having the promises both of the present life, and of the life that is to come.
Hebrews 13:9
for the mind is better improv'd by the gospel-dispensation, than by the distinctions about meats, in which some have been so uselesly vers'd.
1 Peter 3:21
thus baptism, which corresponds to the deluge, does now save us, not as it is a cleansing from external filth, but as it is an engagement to lead a divine life, from the belief of the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

The words

John 6:68
but Simon Peter answered, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life.
John 12:49
for I have not spoken for my self; but the father who sent me, he commission'd me, what I should teach, and what I should speak.
Romans 10:8
what does it say "more? the word is nigh thee, let it be in thy mouth and in thy heart:" that is the word of faith which we preach.
1 Corinthians 2:9
but, as it is written, "eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entred into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him."
2 Corinthians 3:6
who also hath enabled me to be a minister of the new covenant, not of the literal sense, but of the spiritual meaning: it is the letter that denounces death, but the spirit gives life.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
nor do we fail of giving thanks to God continually, that, when you received the word of God, which we preach, you did not receive it as the doctrine of men, but as a doctrine that appears to be truly divine, by the influences it displays in you, who believe.
Hebrews 4:12
for the word of God is active and efficacious, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even to the division of soul and spirit, to the smallest and most inward parts, distinguishing the thoughts, and intentions of the heart.
James 1:18
'tis he that has voluntarily renew'd us by the oracles of truth, that we might be the first converts of the new creation.
1 Peter 1:23
since your regeneration is not owing to any corruptible principles, but to the unchangeable word of the immortal God.

General references

Mark 2:11
'tis I command you, take up thy bed, and go to your home.
Luke 4:32
and they were astonished at his doctrine, for he spoke with authority.