Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

General references

Bible References

Blameless

Luke 1:6
They were both upright in the sight of God, blamelessly observing all the Lord's commands and requirements.
1 Corinthians 1:8
and at the Day of our Lord Jesus Christ he will insure your complete vindication.
Ephesians 5:27
in order to bring the church to himself in all her beauty, without a flaw or a wrinkle or anything of the kind, but to be consecrated and faultless.
1 Thessalonians 5:23
May God himself, the giver of peace, consecrate you through and through. Spirit, soul, and body, may you be kept sound, and be found irreproachable when our Lord Jesus Christ comes.
1 Timothy 3:2
A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach;
1 Timothy 5:7
Insist upon these points, so that people may be irreproachable.
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, dear friends, while waiting for this, make every effort to be found by him unstained, irreproachable, and at peace.

And

Matthew 10:16
"Here I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. So you must be wise like serpents, and guileless like doves.
Romans 16:19
Everyone has heard of your obedience, and I am very happy about you, but I want you to be wise about what is good and guileless about what is bad.
Hebrews 7:26
Such a high priest we needed??odly, blameless, unstained, removed from sinful men and raised above the very heavens;

Sons

Matthew 5:45
so that you may show yourselves true sons of your Father in heaven, for he makes his sun rise on bad and good alike, and makes the rain fall on the upright and the wrongdoers.
Luke 6:35
But love your enemies, and help them and lend to them, never despairing, and you will be richly rewarded, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind even to the ungrateful and the wicked.
2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore, "Come out from them, And separate from them, says the Lord, And touch nothing that is unclean. Then I will welcome you,
Ephesians 5:1
So follow God's example, like his dear children,
1 Peter 1:14
Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;
1 John 3:1
Think what love the Father has had for us, in letting us be called God's children, for that is what we are. This is why the world does not know what we are??ecause it has never come to know him.

Rebuke

1 Timothy 5:14
So I would have young women marry and have children and keep house and avoid giving our opponents any excuse for abusing us.
Titus 2:10
or steal from them, but to show such perfect good faith as to do credit to the teaching about God our Savior, by everything they do.
Revelation 3:9
I will make some who belong to that synagogue of Satan and claim to be Jews when they are not so, but are lying?? will make them come and bow down at your feet, and learn that I loved you.

A crooked

Matthew 17:17
Jesus answered, "O you unbelieving, obstinate people! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"
Acts 20:30
and from your own number men will appear and teach perversions of the truth in order to draw the disciples away after them.
1 Peter 2:12
Live upright lives among the heathen, so that even if they charge you with being evil-doers, they may from observing the uprightness of your conduct come to praise God on the Day of Judgment.

Ye shine

Matthew 5:14
You are the light of the world! A city that is built upon a hill cannot be hidden.
John 5:35
He was the lamp that burned and shone, and you were ready to be gladdened for a while by his light.
Ephesians 5:8
For once you were sheer darkness, but now, as Christians, you are light itself. You must live like children of light,

General references

Galatians 3:26
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through your faith.