Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.
For thou, O God, hast proved us; thou hast refined us as silver is refined.
The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tries the hearts.
Take away the dross from the silver, and a vessel shall come forth for the finer.
and I will turn my hand upon thee and according to pureness purge away thy dross and take away all thy tin;
Behold, I have refined thee, and not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.
They are all rebellious princes; they walk with deception: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.
Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass and tin and iron and lead in the midst of the furnace; they are become the dross of silver.
Many shall be purified and made white and purged, but the wicked shall get worse; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand.
And I will put the third part into the fire and will refine them as silver is refined and will try them as gold is tried; He shall call on my name, and I will hear him; I will say, My people, and he shall say, The LORD is my God.
John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you in water, but one mightier than I comes, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire;
that he might sanctify and cleanse her in the washing of water by the word,
who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purify unto himself a people of his own, zealous of good works.
For they verily for a few days chastened us as it seemed good unto them, but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
1 Peter 1:7
that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold (which perishes, nevertheless it is tried with fire), might be found unto praise and glory and honour when Jesus, the Christ, is made manifest;
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you,
I counsel thee to buy of me gold refined in the fire, that thou may be made rich; and clothed in white raiment, so that the shame of thy nakedness not be uncovered; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou may see.
The son honours his father and the slave his master; if then I am a father, where is my honour? and if I am a master, where is my fear? said the LORD of the hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, In what have we despised thy name?
And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you.
But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD; men shall call you the Ministers of our God; ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and with their glory ye shall be lifted up.
And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the Gentiles, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have never heard my name, nor seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.
neither shall the priests the Levites lack a man before me to offer burnt offerings and to kindle grain offerings and to do sacrifice continually.
But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the sons of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, said the Lord GOD.
and has made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
and hast made us unto our God kings and priests, and we shall reign on the earth.
For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name is great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense is offered unto my name, and a clean offering; for my name is great among the Gentiles, said the LORD of the hosts.
Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
Sacrifice praise unto God and pay thy vows unto the most High
I will praise the name of God with a song and will magnify him with praises.
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his mercy and for his wonderful works unto the sons of Adam!
I will offer unto thee the sacrifice of praise and will invoke the name of the LORD.
LORD, I have called unto thee: make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee.
Take with you words, and be converted unto the LORD; say unto him, Take away all iniquity and receive us graciously, so will we render the calves of our lips.
But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for the Father seeks such to worship him.
Therefore, I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies in living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing unto God, which is your rational worship.
being the minister of Jesus Christ, to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be well pleasing, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
And even if I am poured out as an offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy and rejoice with you all.
But I have all and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my release is at hand.
By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips confessing his name.
1 Peter 2:5
ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, well pleasing to God by Jesus, the Christ.