Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you are rich) and I know the blasphemy of them who say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
There is one that makes himself rich, yet has nothing: there is one that makes himself poor, yet has great riches.
And Ephraim said, Yet I have become rich, I have found myself wealth: in all my labors they shall find no iniquity in me that is sin.
Whose owners slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and their own shepherds pity them not.
He has filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he has sent empty away.
But woe unto you that are rich! for you have received your consolation.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Be not arrogant, but fear:
For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.
1 Corinthians 4:8
Now you are full, now you are rich, you have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God you did reign, that we also might reign with you.
Lest when you have eaten and are full, and have built fine houses, and dwelt in them;
Lest I be full, and deny you, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
O generation, see you the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? why say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto you?
But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
Behold, you are called a Jew, and rest in the law, and make your boast of God,
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger whom I sent? who is blind as he who is perfect, and blind as the LORD's servant?
And some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also?
2 Peter 1:9
But he that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.
O you simple, understand wisdom: and, you fools, be of an understanding heart.
Whosoever is simple, let him turn in here: as for him that lacks understanding, she says to him,
Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness.
1 Corinthians 10:12
Therefore let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.