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 didst try us, O God, thou didst prove us as purifying of silver.
The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold: and Jehovah tries hearts.
Take ye away the dross from the silver, and a vessel shall come forth for the goldsmith.
And I will turn back my hand upon thee, end I will straiten thy dross according to pureness, and I will remove all thine alloy:
Behold, I purified thee and not with silver; I chose thee in the furnace of affliction.
They are all turning aside, degenerate shoots, going about tale-bearing: brass and iron, they are destroyers all of them.
Son of man, the house of Israel became to me for dross: all they brass and alloy, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they were drosses of silver.
And many shall be separated and become white, and be tried; and the unjust did evil: and all the unjust shall not understand; and the intelligent shall understand.
And I brought the third through fire, and I purified them as purifying silver, and I tried them as trying gold: he shall call on my name and I will answer him: I said, He is my people; and he shall say, Jehovah my God.
John answered to all, saying, I truly immerse you with water; and he stronger than I comes, of whom I am not worthy to loose his shoes' strings: he shall immerse you with the Holy Spirit and fire:
That he might consecrate it, having cleansed by the washing of water in the word,
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a distinguished people. zealous of good works.
For they truly for a few days, according as it seemed to them, corrected; but he for profit, in order to partake in his holiness.
1 Peter 1:7
That the proof of your faith, much more precious than perishing gold, and being tried by fire, might be found to praise and honour and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ:
1 Peter 4:12
Dearly beloved, be not astonished at the refining of fire in you, being for trial to you, as a strange thing happening to you:
I counsel thee to buy gold of me refined by fire, that thou mightest be rich; and white garments, that thou mightest be surrounded, and that the shame of thy nakedness might not be made manifest; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve that thou mightest see.
A son will honor the father, and the servant his lord; and if I a father, where mine honor? and if I their lord, where my fear? said Jehovah of armies to you, O priests despising my name. And ye said, In what did we despise thy name?
And now to you this command, O ye priests.
And ye shall be called the priests of Jehovah, serving our God; he shall say to you, Ye shall eat the strength of the nations, and ye shall take place in their honor.
And I set a sign among them and I sent those escaping of them to the nations, Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, drawing the bow, Tubal and Javan, the isles far off, that heard not my report, and saw not my glory; and they announced my glory among the nations.
And to the priests, the Levites, I will not cut off a man from my face bringing up burnt-offerings, and burning the gift, and doing sacrifice all the days.
And the priests the Levites, sons of Zadok, who watched the watches of my holy place in the going astray of the sons of Israel from me, they shall draw near to me to serve me, and they stood before me to bring near to me the fat and the blood, says the Lord Jehovah:
And he made us kings and priests to God and his Father; to him the glory and strength for the times of times.
And madest us kings and priests to our God: and we shall reign upon the earth.
For from the rising of the sun and even to its going down, great my name among the nations; and in every place incense being brought to my name, and a clean gift: for great my name among the nations, said Jehovah of armies.
Sacrifice ye the sacrifices of justice, and trust to Jehovah.
Sacrifice to God thanksgiving, and repay thy vows to the Most High:
I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with praise.
They shall confess to Jehovah his mercy, and his wonders to the sons of man.
To thee will I sacrifice a sacrifice of praise, and I will call upon the name of Jehovah.
Chanting to David. O Jehovah, I called to thee; hasten to me; give ear to my voice in my calling to thee.
Take with you words and turn back to Jehovah: say to him, Thou wilt take away all iniquity, and take good: and we will requite the fruits of our lips.
But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and truth; for also the Father seeks such worshipping him.
I Beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, your reasonable service.
For me to be the, workman of Jesus Christ to the nations, offering in sacrifice the good news of God, that the bringing forward of the nations be acceptable, consecrated in the Holy Spirit.
But if also I am poured out upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice, and rejoice together with you all.
And I have all, and abound: I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, a smell of sweet odor, a sacrifice acceptable, pleasing to God.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am already poured out, and the time of my deliverance has been fixed.
By him therefore we should always bring up the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of the lips assenting to his name.
1 Peter 2:5
And ye yourselves are built, as living stones, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to bring up spiritual sacrifice; acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.