Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.

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Luke 1:53
the needy he has furnished with plentiful enjoyments, and the rich he has reduced to poverty.
James 2:1
My brethren, let not your christian profession be accompanied with partiality.

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Luke 6:32
for if you only love those, who love you, where's the obligation? the very heathen return love for love.
Matthew 5:46
but if you love only them who love you, what reward can ye have? do not the heathens themselves do as much?
Matthew 6:1
Take care not to perform any religious act in order to be observed by men: otherwise you will have no reward from your father who is in heaven.

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Matthew 5:42
give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.
Luke 6:34
if you lend with the expectation of gaining by it, where's the obligation? for the heathen lend to one another, for the prospect of an equivalent.