Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

The shame

General references

Bible References

Buy

Matthew 13:44
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hid in a field: a man finds this treasure and buries it again, then goes in great joy, sells all that he hath, and purchases that field.
Matthew 25:9
but the wise answered, for fear there should not be enough for us and you, go rather to those that sell; and buy for your selves.

Gold

1 Corinthians 3:12
now if upon this foundation somebody builds gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble: he that builds such work,
1 Peter 1:7
that your faith being put to a more advantageous proof, than that of gold, which loses by the essay, may redound to your praise and highest honour at the appearance of Jesus Christ:

That thou

Revelation 2:9
"I know thy works, thy tribulation and poverty (tho' thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of satan.
Luke 12:21
such is he, who heaps up his treasure here, and makes no provision for another world.
2 Corinthians 8:9
for you are sensible of the beneficence of our Lord Jesus Christ; powerful as he was, for your sake he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.
1 Timothy 6:18
to be beneficent, to be rich in good works, to be liberal to the common fund,
James 2:5
consider, my dear brethren, has not God chose the poor of this world to be rich by faith, and to inherit the kingdom he has promised to those who love him?

White

Revelation 3:4
thou hast a few persons in Sardis who have not defiled their garments; they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
Revelation 7:13
Then one of the elders spake, and said to me, who are those that are arrayed in white robes? and whence do they come?
Revelation 16:15
"I shall come with surprize, happy he that is upon the watch, and keepeth his garments pure, that his vices may not put him to shame."
Revelation 19:8
for she was permitted to be arrayed in fine linnen, clean and white: for the fine linnen represents the virtues of the saints."
2 Corinthians 5:3
tho' should I be divested of this body, I shall not even then be destitute of one.

The shame

Revelation 16:15
"I shall come with surprize, happy he that is upon the watch, and keepeth his garments pure, that his vices may not put him to shame."

Anoint

John 9:6
having said this, he spit on the ground, which by means of his saliva he made into clay, wherewith he anointed the eyes of the blind man,
1 John 2:20
As for you who have receiv'd the unction of the holy spirit, you know the whole affair.

General references

1 Corinthians 10:12
wherefore let him that thinks he stands firm, take heed lest he fall.