Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

Unjust

Luke 16:10
He who is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much. He who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.
Luke 18:6
The Lord said, "Listen to what the unrighteous judge says.

Done

Luke 16:4
I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.'
Genesis 3:1
Now the serpent was more subtle than any animal of the field which Yahweh God had made. He said to the woman, "Has God really said, 'You shall not eat of any tree of the garden?'"
Exodus 1:10
Come, let us deal wisely with them, lest they multiply, and it happen that when any war breaks out, they also join themselves to our enemies, and fight against us, and escape out of 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 subtle man.
2 Kings 10:19
Now therefore call to me all the prophets of Baal, all of his worshippers, and all of his priests. Let none be absent; for I have a great sacrifice to Baal. Whoever is absent, he shall not live." But Jehu did it in subtlety, intending that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.
Proverbs 6:6
Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;

Children of this

Luke 20:34
Jesus said to them, "The children of this age marry, and are given in marriage.
Psalm 17:14
from men by your hand, Yahweh, from men of the world, whose portion is in this life. You fill the belly of your cherished ones. Your sons have plenty, and they store up wealth for their children.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.
Philippians 3:19
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who think about earthly things.

In

Psalm 49:10
For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.
Matthew 17:26
Peter said to him, "From strangers." Jesus said to him, "Therefore the children are exempt.

Children of light

John 12:36
While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become children of light." Jesus said these things, and he departed and hid himself from them.
Ephesians 5:8
For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,
1 Thessalonians 5:5
You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the devil. Whoever doesn't do righteousness is not of God, neither is he who doesn't love his brother.

General references

Acts 27:32
Then the soldiers cut away the ropes of the boat, and let it fall off.
Philippians 3:7
However, what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ.
1 Thessalonians 5:5
You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness,