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
"The Kingdom of the Heavens is like treasure buried in the open country, which a man finds, but buries again, and, in his joy about it, goes and sells all he has and buys that piece of ground.
Matthew 25:9
"'But perhaps,' replied the wise, 'there will not be enough for all of us. Go to the shops rather, and buy some for yourselves.'

Gold

1 Corinthians 3:12
And whether the building which any one is erecting on that foundation be of gold or silver or costly stones, of timber or hay or straw--
1 Peter 1:7
The sorrow comes in order that the testing of your faith--being more precious than that of gold, which perishes and yet is proved by fire--may be found to result in praise and glory and honour at the re-appearing of Jesus Christ.

That thou

Revelation 2:9
Your sufferings I know, and your poverty--but you are rich--and the evil name given you by those who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but are Satan's synagogue.
Luke 12:21
"So is it with him who amasses treasure for himself, but has no riches in God."
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the condescending goodness of our Lord Jesus Christ--how for your sakes He became poor, though He was rich, in order that you through His poverty might grow rich.
1 Timothy 6:18
They must be beneficent, rich in noble deeds, open-handed and liberal;
James 2:5
Listen, my dearly-loved brethren. Has not God chosen those whom the world regards as poor to be rich in faith and heirs of the Kingdom which He has promised to those that love Him?

White

Revelation 3:4
Yet you have in Sardis a few who have not soiled their garments; and they shall walk with Me in white; for they are worthy.
Revelation 7:13
Then, addressing me, one of the Elders said, "Who are these people clothed in the long white robes? And where have they come from?"
Revelation 16:15
("I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the man who keeps awake and guards his raiment for fear he walk about ill-clad, and his uncomeliness become manifest.")
Revelation 19:8
And she was permitted to array herself in fine linen, shining and spotless; the fine linen being the righteous actions of God's people.
2 Corinthians 5:3
if indeed having really put on a robe we shall not be found to be unclothed.

The shame

Revelation 16:15
("I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the man who keeps awake and guards his raiment for fear he walk about ill-clad, and his uncomeliness become manifest.")

Anoint

John 9:6
After thus speaking, He spat on the ground, and then, kneading the dust and spittle into clay, He smeared the clay over the man's eyes and said to him,
1 John 2:20
As for you, you have an anointing from the holy One and have perfect knowledge.

General references

1 Corinthians 10:12
So then let him who thinks he is standing securely beware of falling.