Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
2 Kings 5:20
Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, “Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and take something from him.”
And he said, ‘A hundred measures of oil.’ And he said to him, ‘Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.’
Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he
had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.
kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife’s full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles’ feet.
Though you have felt through all my goods, what have you found of all your household goods? Set it here before my
kinsmen and your kinsmen, that they may decide between us two.
he refused and said to his master’s wife, “Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge.
1 Samuel 22:14
Then Ahimelech answered the king and said, “And who among all your servants is as faithful as David, even the king’s son-in-law, who is captain over your guard, and is honored in your house?
1 Samuel 26:23
The Lord will repay each man for his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the Lord delivered you into my hand today, but I refused to stretch out my hand against the Lord’s anointed.
My eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me;
He who walks in a
blameless way is the one who will minister to me.
He who walks in a
“ Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?
“ He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much.
1 Corinthians 4:2
In this case, moreover, it is required
of stewards that one be found trustworthy.
Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
Only conduct yourselves in a manner
worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
so that you will
prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,
whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
1 Peter 2:12
Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:16
and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
1 Timothy 6:1
All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.
2 John 1:9
Anyone who goes too far and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son.
But he said to him, “
You yourself know how I have served you and how your cattle have fared with me.
You know that I have served your father with all my strength.
“I, even I, am the Lord,
And there is no
savior besides Me.
And there is no
Each of us is to
please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.
1 Corinthians 12:22
On the contrary,
it is much truer that the members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary;