Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

Bible References

If

Matthew 6:1
Take heed not to do your alms before men to be seen of them, otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens.
Luke 6:32
And if ye love those that love you, what thank is it to you? for even sinners love those that love them.
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if sinning and being buffeted ye shall bear it? but if, doing good and suffering, ye shall bear it, this is acceptable with God.

Publicans

Matthew 9:10
And it came to pass, as he lay at table in the house, that behold, many tax-gatherers and sinners came and lay at table with Jesus and his disciples.
Matthew 11:19
The Son of man has come eating and drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that is eating and wine-drinking, a friend of tax-gatherers, and of sinners: and wisdom has been justified by her children.
Matthew 18:17
But if he will not listen to them, tell it to the assembly; and if also he will not listen to the assembly, let him be to thee as one of the nations and a tax-gatherer.
Matthew 21:31
Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Verily I say unto you that the tax-gatherers and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
Luke 15:1
And all the tax-gatherers and the sinners were coming near to him to hear him;
Luke 18:13
And the tax-gatherer, standing afar off, would not lift up even his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, O God, have compassion on me, the sinner.
Luke 19:2
And behold, there was a man by name called Zacchaeus, and he was chief tax-gatherer, and he was rich.