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
Yahweh saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Genesis 8:21
Yahweh smelled the pleasant aroma. Yahweh said in his heart, "I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again strike everything living, as I have done.
Job 15:14
What is man, that he should be clean? What is he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
Psalm 51:5
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.
John 3:5
Jesus answered, "Most certainly I tell you, unless one is born of water and spirit, he can't enter into the Kingdom of God!
Romans 7:18
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but I don't find it doing that which is good.
Titus 3:3
For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

Know

Isaiah 49:15
"Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, these may forget, yet I will not forget you!
Matthew 7:11
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
Hebrews 12:9
Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

Heavenly

Luke 11:2
He said to them, "When you pray, say, 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy. May your Kingdom come. May your will be done on Earth, as it is in heaven.
Luke 15:30
But when this, your son, came, who has devoured your living with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him.'
Matthew 5:16
Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 6:14
"For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Give the

Proverbs 1:23
Turn at my reproof. Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you. I will make known my words to you.
Isaiah 44:3
For I will pour water on him who is thirsty, and streams on the dry ground. I will pour my Spirit on your seed, and my blessing on your offspring:
Ezekiel 36:27
I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and you shall keep my ordinances, and do them.
Joel 2:28
"It will happen afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams. Your young men will see visions.
Matthew 7:11
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
John 4:10
Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, 'Give me a drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."
John 7:37
Now on the last and greatest day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink!

General references

Matthew 7:9
Or who is there among you, who, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?
Luke 18:19
Jesus asked him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good, except one -- God.