Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
He that is faithful with little is faithful also with much, and he that is unjust with little is unjust also with much.
And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge says.
I know what I shall do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
Now the serpent was more astute than all the animals of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Has God indeed said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
Now, therefore, let us be wise concerning him, that he not multiply and it come to pass that when war comes, he shall also join with our enemies and fight against us and so leave the land.
2 Samuel 13:3
But Amnon had a friend, whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah, David's brother, and Jonadab was a very astute man.
2 Kings 10:19
Now, therefore, call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests; let no one be lacking, for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whoever is lacking shall not live. But Jehu did it in subtilty to the intent that he might destroy those that served Baal.
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise,
Children of this
And Jesus answering said unto them, The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,
from men, with thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life and whose belly thou dost fill with thy provision: they satisfy their sons and leave the rest to their family.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they may be wise.
whose end shall be perdition, whose God is their belly and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things).
For he sees that all the wise men die, likewise the fool and the ignorant perish and leave their wealth to others.
Peter said unto him, Of strangers. Jesus said unto him, Then the sons are free.
Children of light
While ye have the Light, believe in the Light that ye may be the sons of light. Jesus spoke these things and departed and hid himself from them.
For in another time ye were darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord: walk as children of light;
1 Thessalonians 5:5
Ye are all the sons of light, and the sons of the day; we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
1 John 3:10
In this the sons of God are manifest, and the sons of the devil: whosoever does not righteousness and that loves not his brother is not of God.