Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

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Bible References


Matthew 6:21
for wherever [you store] your valuables, that is where your heart [i.e., your real concern] will be also.
John 6:35
Jesus replied, "I am the bread who gives [spiritual] life; the person who comes to me will never get hungry [again], and the one who believes in me will never get thirsty [again].
Romans 15:4
For whatever things were written previously [i.e., in the Old Testament], were intended for us to learn from, so that we could have hope [i.e., in the face of difficult times] through remaining steadfast, and through the encouragement [received] from reading the Scriptures.
1 Corinthians 2:9
But as it is written [Isa. 64:4], "The things which no eye saw or ear heard, and which did not [even] enter the mind of men, is what God has prepared for those who love Him."
Colossians 2:3
In Him all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden.
Colossians 3:3
For you died [with Christ, See 2:20], and your life is [now] hidden with Christ in [fellowship with] God.

For joy

Matthew 19:21
Jesus replied, "If you want to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give [the money] to poor people; then become my follower and you will have treasure in heaven."
Luke 14:33
So therefore, every one of you who does not say 'goodbye' to everything he owns, cannot be my disciple.
Luke 18:23
But when the ruler heard these words, he became very sad for he was extremely rich.
Luke 19:6
So, he came down immediately and welcomed Jesus gladly.
Acts 2:44
And all the believers [in Jesus] were together and shared everything.
Acts 4:32
So, the large number of believers were united in heart and soul [i.e., mind and spirit] and not one of them said that anything he owned [really] belonged to him, but they shared all things in common.
Philippians 3:7
However, those things which were [once regarded as] gain to me, I have [now] considered to be loss for [the sake of] Christ.
Hebrews 10:34
For you showed sympathy for those who were in prison and accepted it joyfully when your [own] possessions were taken away, [because] you knew that you yourselves had a better and more permanent possession [in heaven].
Hebrews 11:24
By [having] faith, when Moses was grown up, he refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh's daughter,


Revelation 3:18
[Because of that], I advise you to buy from me gold, refined by fire, so that you will become rich; and white clothing to wear, so that you can cover yourself and not be seen as shamefully naked; and eye drops for your eyes, so that you can see. [Note: The foregoing all refer to taking measures for becoming more spiritual].

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Philippians 3:7
However, those things which were [once regarded as] gain to me, I have [now] considered to be loss for [the sake of] Christ.