Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

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Mark 7:21
For from within, out of people's hearts, proceed evil thoughts, sexual immorality, stealing, murder, extramarital affairs,
Luke 3:8
Demonstrate by your lives that you have [really] repented, and quit saying to yourselves, 'We claim Abraham as our forefather,' because I tell you, God is able to make Abraham's children out of these stones.
Luke 5:22
But Jesus perceived their reasonings and answered them, "Why are you reasoning in your hearts?
Luke 7:39
Now when the Pharisee who had invited Jesus saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would have known who touched him and what kind of a woman she was --- a sinner."
Luke 12:17
so he thought to himself, 'What should I do, because I do not have any [more] room to store my crops?'


Luke 16:24
And he shouted out, 'Forefather Abraham, take pity on me and send Lazarus [to me], so he can dip the tip of his finger in water [and touch] my tongue to cool it, because I am in agony in these flames.'
John 8:33
They replied to Him, "We are descendants of Abraham and have never been slaves to anyone. How can you say, 'You will be set free'?"
Acts 13:26
"You brothers, descendants of Abraham's family and those of you who respect God very much, this message of salvation was intended for us.
Romans 4:1
What should we say then [about what] our forefather Abraham discovered?
Romans 9:7
Neither are all [Jewish] people children [of God], [simply] because they are Abraham's descendants. But [Gen. 21:12 says], "It is through Isaac that you [i.e., Abraham] will have descendants."
Galatians 4:22
For it is written in the law about Abraham's two sons [Gen. 16]; one [was] by his slave woman [Hagar] and the other by the free woman, [his wife, Sarah].


Matthew 8:11
And I [also] say to you, that many people will come from the east and the west and will sit down with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.
Luke 19:40
But He answered them, "I tell you, if these people remain quiet [about me], [then] the stones will shout [about it]."
Acts 15:14
Symeon [i.e., Peter] reported how God first sent [someone to preach] to the Gentiles in order to reach a group of them [with the Gospel message] for His name.
Romans 4:17
just as it is written [Gen. 17:5], "I [i.e., God] have made you [i.e., Abraham] forefather of many nations." He received this promise in the presence of God, in whom he believed, and who gives life [back] to dead people and who refers to things [promised] as though they were [already] fulfilled.
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.
Galatians 3:27
For all of you who were immersed into [a relationship with] Christ have been clothed with Him [i.e., His life].
Ephesians 2:12
[Remember] that you were at that time without Christ; [you were] excluded from citizenship in the nation of Israel; [you were] foreigners regarding the Agreements of [God's] promises. You had no hope and were without God in the world.

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Luke 13:30
And certainly, those [who appear to be] last will be first [i.e., in importance and blessings], and those [who appear to be] first will [end up] being last."
Luke 19:40
But He answered them, "I tell you, if these people remain quiet [about me], [then] the stones will shout [about it]."