Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.
First of all, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for what He has done for all of you; for the report of your faith is spreading through the whole world.
1 Thessalonians 1:8
For it was not only from you that the Master's Message sounded forth throughout Macedonia and Greece; but everywhere your faith in God has become known, so that it is unnecessary for us to say anything about it.
For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which prevails among you, and of your love for all God's people,
We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, constantly praying for you as we do,
1 Thessalonians 1:2
We continually give thanks to God because of you all, while we make mention of you in our prayers.
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now that Timothy has recently come back to us from you, and has brought us the happy tidings of your faith and love, and has told us how you still cherish a constant and affectionate recollection of us, and are longing to see us as we also long to see you--
"Remember it is I who am sending you out, as sheep into the midst of wolves; prove yourselves as sagacious as serpents, and as innocent as doves.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, do not prove yourselves to be children in your minds. As regards evil, indeed, be utter babes, but as regards your minds prove yourselves to be men of ripe years.
For I always beseech the God of our Lord Jesus Christ--the Father most glorious--to give you a spirit of wisdom and penetration through an intimate knowledge of Him,
On this account do not prove yourselves wanting in sense, but try to understand what the Lord's will is.
And it is my prayer that your love may be more and more accompanied by clear knowledge and keen perception, for testing things that differ,
For this reason we also, from the day we first received these tidings, have never ceased to pray for you and to entreat that you may be filled with a clear knowledge of His will accompanied by thorough wisdom and discernment in spiritual things;
Let the teaching concerning Christ remain as a rich treasure in your hearts. In all wisdom teach and admonish one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and sing with grace in your hearts to God.
2 Timothy 3:15
and that from infancy you have known the sacred writings which are able to make you wise to obtain salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
Which of you is a wise and well-instructed man? Let him prove it by a right life with conduct guided by a wisely teachable spirit.