Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:
At that time Jesus answered [and] said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed them to young children.
And he answered [and] said to them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to those [people] it has not been granted.
And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, because flesh and blood did not reveal [this] to you, but my Father [who is] in heaven.
And he said, "To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest [they are] in parables, so that 'Seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.'
At [that] same time he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to young children. Yes, Father, for this was pleasing before you.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who concedes you [superiority]? And what do you have that you did not receive? But if indeed you received [it], why do you boast as [if you] did not receive [it]?
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God who said, "Light will shine out of darkness," [is the one] who has shined in our hearts for the enlightenment of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.
making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure that he purposed in him,
But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love [with] which he loved us,
For we also were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, enslaved to various desires and pleasures, spending our lives in wickedness and envy, despicable, hating one another.
Do not be deceived, my dear brothers.
1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, in order that we may know the one who is true, and we are in the one who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This one is the true God and eternal life.
1 Corinthians 5:12
For what [is it] to me to judge those outside? Should you not judge those inside?
Live with wisdom toward those outside, making the most of the time.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that you may live decently toward those outside, and may have need of nothing.
1 Timothy 3:7
But [he] must also have a good testimony from those outside, in order that he may not fall into disgrace and the trap of the devil.
For this [reason] I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand,
Men of evil do not understand justice, but seekers of Yahweh understand completely.