Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

General references

Bible References

Being

Genesis 6:5
And the Lord saw that the sin of man was great on the earth, and that all the thoughts of his heart were evil.
Genesis 8:21
And when the sweet smell came up to the Lord, he said in his heart, I will not again put a curse on the earth because of man, for the thoughts of man's heart are evil from his earliest days; never again will I send destruction on all living things as I have done.
Job 15:14
What is man, that he may be clean? and how may the son of woman be upright?
Psalm 51:5
Truly, I was formed in evil, and in sin did my mother give me birth.
John 3:5
Jesus said in answer, Truly, I say to you, If a man's birth is not from water and from the Spirit, it is not possible for him to go into the kingdom of God.
Romans 7:18
For I am conscious that in me, that is, in my flesh, there is nothing good: I have the mind but not the power to do what is right.
Titus 3:3
For in the past we were foolish, hard in heart, turned from the true way, servants of evil desires and pleasures, living in bad feeling and envy, hated and hating one another.

Know

Isaiah 49:15
Will a woman give up the child at her breast, will she be without pity for the fruit of her body? yes, these may, but I will not let you go out of my memory.
Matthew 7:11
If you, then, being evil, are able to give good things to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who make requests to him?
Hebrews 12:9
And again, if the fathers of our flesh gave us punishment and had our respect, how much more will we be under the authority of the Father of spirits, and have life?

Heavenly

Luke 11:2
And he said to them, When you say your prayers, say, Father, may your name be kept holy and your kingdom come.
Luke 15:30
But when this your son came, who has been wasting your property with bad women, you put to death the fat young ox for him.
Matthew 5:16
Even so let your light be shining before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
Matthew 6:14
For if you let men have forgiveness for their sins, you will have forgiveness from your Father in heaven.

Give the

Proverbs 1:23
Be turned again by my sharp words: see, I will send the flow of my spirit on you, and make my words clear to you.
Isaiah 44:3
For I will send water on the land needing it, and streams on the dry earth: I will let my spirit come down on your seed, and my blessing on your offspring.
Ezekiel 36:27
And I will put my spirit in you, causing you to be guided by my rules, and you will keep my orders and do them.
Joel 2:28
And after that, it will come about, says the Lord, that I will send my spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters will be prophets, your old men will have dreams, your young men will see visions:
Matthew 7:11
If you, then, being evil, are able to give good things to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who make requests to him?
John 4:10
In answer Jesus said, If you had knowledge of what God gives freely and who it is who says to you, Give me water, you would make your prayer to him, and he would give you living water.
John 7:37
On the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus got up and said in a loud voice, If any man is in need of drink let him come to me and I will give it to him.

General references

Matthew 7:9
Or which of you, if his son makes a request for bread, will give him a stone?
Luke 18:19
And Jesus said to him, Why do you say that I am good? No one is good, but only God.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain