Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.

Jesus

Lord

Bible References

Jesus

Luke 10:21
At that very time Jesus rejoiced in [the power of] the Holy Spirit, and said [in prayer], "I praise you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you concealed these things [i.e., His divine revelations] from those [claiming to be] wise and intelligent and have revealed them to babies [i.e., to simple, sincere, common people]. Yes, Father, this was pleasing to you.

Lord

Acts 17:24
The God who made the world and everything in it, who is Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in hand-made temples.

Because

Matthew 13:11
He replied, "You disciples are being given an understanding of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but the crowds of people are not.
Mark 4:10
And when He was alone those people who gathered around Him, along with the twelve apostles, asked Him what the parables meant.
John 7:48
Have any of the authorities or Pharisees believed in him?
John 9:39
And Jesus said, "I came to this world to judge [it], so that people who can not see [spiritually] will [be able to] see; and those who [think they can] see [spiritually] will become blind."
John 12:38
This was so that these words, which Isaiah the prophet had spoken, would be fulfilled [Isa. 53:1], "Lord, who has believed our message? And who has the Lord's power been shown to?"
Romans 11:8
as it has been written [Isa. 19:10], "God gave them a spirit of numbness [i.e., they developed a spiritual insensitivity to God and His word]. [He gave them] eyes to see with [but they would not look], and ears to hear with [but they did not listen]. And they still have this spirit."
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message of [Christ dying on] the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing [i.e., in a lost state], but it is God's power to us who are being saved.
1 Corinthians 2:6
However, we speak [divine] wisdom among people who are [spiritually] mature, yet it is not a wisdom of this current age, nor of [its] current rulers, who are coming to nothing.
1 Corinthians 3:18
No one should fool himself. If any person among you thinks he is smart, by human standards, he should become a "fool," so that he can become [really] wise.
2 Corinthians 3:14
But the minds of the Israelites became dull for, to this very day, the same veil remains on them [i.e., figuratively] when the Old Agreement [Scriptures] are read. It is not being revealed to them that the Old Agreement is being abolished by Christ [i.e., by His death on the cross. See Col. 2:14].
2 Corinthians 4:3
For even if our Gospel message is veiled, it is veiled [only] from those who are lost.

And hast

Matthew 16:17
Jesus replied, "Simon, son of Jonah, you are fortunate [indeed], for this [truth] was not revealed to you by human beings but [rather] by my Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 18:3
and said, "Truly I tell you, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven unless you turn [your life around] and become like little children [i.e., having child-like humility].
Matthew 21:16
They said to Jesus, "Do you hear what these [children] are saying [about you]?" Jesus answered them, "Yes, [I do]. Have you not read [in Psa. 8:2] 'You have ordained that praise would come from the mouths of infants and small children?'"
Mark 10:14
But when Jesus saw it, He was moved with [righteous] indignation, and said to them, "Allow these little children to come to me and stop trying to prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such [humble ones. See Matt. 18:4].
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God chose what the world considers foolish [i.e., people with little apparent ability], in order to shame the "wise people." And He chose what the world considers weak in order to shame what it considers strong.

General references

John 7:48
Have any of the authorities or Pharisees believed in him?
Romans 9:16
So then, it does not depend on what a person wants or does, but on God, who shows pity [i.e., to whomever He wants].
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God chose what the world considers foolish [i.e., people with little apparent ability], in order to shame the "wise people." And He chose what the world considers weak in order to shame what it considers strong.
Colossians 1:19
For God was very pleased to have all of [His] fullness dwell in Christ [See 2:9],