Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
But whoever shall offend one of these little ones who believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.
A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he sends forth justice unto victory.
In whose eyes a vile person is despised; but he honors them that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt, and changes not.
For who has despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plumbline in the hand of Zerubbabel; these seven are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.
He that hears you hears me; and he that despises you despises me; and he that despises me despises him that sent me.
Receive him that is weak in the faith, but not for passing judgment.
We then that are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
1 Corinthians 8:8
But food commends us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.
1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
1 Corinthians 11:22
What? have you not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise you the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.
1 Corinthians 16:11
Let no man therefore despise him: but send him forth in peace, that he may come unto me: for I look for him with the brethren.
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am humble among you, but being absent am bold toward you:
You know how through weakness of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.
1 Thessalonians 4:8
He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given unto us his Holy Spirit.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no man despise your youth; but be an example of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, fear not to take unto you Mary your wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and remain there until I bring you word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.
And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him.
2 Kings 6:16
And he answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.
The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.
For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is close to me, says the LORD of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand against the little ones.
And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,
He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius.
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he struck Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.
For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister to them who shall be heirs of salvation?
2 Samuel 14:28
So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem, and saw not the king's face.
1 Kings 22:19
And he said, Hear you therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left.
And next to him was Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king's face, and who sat first in the kingdom;)
As for me, I will behold your face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with your likeness.
And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stands in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto you, and to show you these glad tidings.