Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

Bible References

Because

Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any man would come after me, let him give up all, and take up his cross, and come after me.
Proverbs 4:26
Keep a watch on your behaviour; let all your ways be rightly ordered.
Proverbs 8:20
I go in the road of righteousness, in the way of right judging:
Isaiah 30:21
And at your back, when you are turning to the right hand or to the left, a voice will be sounding in your ears, saying, This is the way in which you are to go.
Isaiah 35:8
And a highway will be there; its name will be, The Holy Way; the unclean and the sinner may not go over it, and those who go on it will not be turned out of the way by the foolish.
Isaiah 57:14
And I will say, Make it high, make it high, get ready the way, take the stones out of the way of my people.
Jeremiah 6:16
This is what the Lord has said: Take your place looking out on the ways; make search for the old roads, saying, Where is the good way? and go in it that you may have rest for your souls. But they said, We will not go in it.
Mark 8:34
And turning to the mass of people with his disciples, he said to them, If any man has the desire to come after me, let him give up all other desires, and take up his cross and come after me.
John 15:18
If you are hated by the world, keep in mind that I was hated by the world before you.
John 16:2
They will put you out of the Synagogues: yes, the time is coming when whoever puts you to death will have the belief that he is doing God's pleasure.
Acts 14:22
Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
We sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the good news of Christ, to give you strength and comfort in your faith;

General references

Numbers 4:48
Came to eight thousand, five hundred and eighty.
Proverbs 2:9
Then you will have knowledge of righteousness and right acting, and upright behaviour, even of every good way.
Proverbs 14:12
There is a way which seems straight before a man, but its end is the ways of death.
Matthew 22:14
For out of all to whom the good news has come, only a small number will get salvation.
Romans 3:17
And of the way of peace they have no knowledge:

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain