Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Bible References

That loveth father

Matthew 22:37
And he said to him, Have love for the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.
Deuteronomy 33:9
Who said of his father, Who is he? and of his mother, I have not seen her; he kept himself separate from his brothers and had no knowledge of his children: for they have given ear to your word and kept your agreement.
Luke 14:26
And turning round, he said to them, If any man comes to me, and has not hate for his father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and even for his life, he may not be my disciple.
John 5:23
So that all men may give honour to the Son even as they give honour to the Father. He who gives no honour to the Son gives no honour to the Father who sent him.
John 21:15
Then when they had taken food, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, is your love for me greater than the love of these others? He said to him, Yes, Lord; you are certain of my love for you. He said to him, Then give my lambs food.
2 Corinthians 5:14
For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;
Philippians 3:7
But those things which were profit to me, I gave up for Christ.

Not

Matthew 22:8
Then he said to his servants, The feast is ready but the guests were not good enough.
Luke 20:35
But those to whom is given the reward of the world to come, and to come back from the dead, have no wives, and are not married;
Luke 21:36
But keep watch at all times with prayer, that you may be strong enough to come through all these things and take your place before the Son of man.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
Which is a clear sign of the decision which God in his righteousness has made; to give you a part in his kingdom, for which you have undergone this pain;
Revelation 3:4
But you have some names in Sardis who have kept clean their robes; and as a reward they will go in white with me.

General references

Genesis 22:3
And Abraham got up early in the morning, and made ready his ass, and took with him two of his young men and Isaac, his son, and after the wood for the burned offering had been cut, he went on his way to the place of which God had given him word.
Matthew 4:20
And straight away they let go the nets and went after him.
Matthew 25:42
For I was in need of food, and you gave it not to me; I was in need of drink, and you gave it not to me:
John 14:15
If you have love for me, you will keep my laws.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain