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
But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat of him.
And he said, A hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bond, and sit down quickly and write fifty.
Now this he said, not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and having the bag took away what was put therein.
and kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles feet.
Whereas thou hast felt about all my stuff, what hast thou found of all thy household stuff? Set it here before my brethren and thy brethren, that they may judge betwixt us two.
But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand:
1 Samuel 22:14
Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who among all thy servants is so faithful as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and is taken into thy council, and is honorable in thy house?
1 Samuel 26:23
And Jehovah will render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness; forasmuch as Jehovah delivered thee into my hand to-day, and I would not put forth my hand against Jehovah's anointed.
Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: He that walketh in a perfect way, he shall minister unto me.
Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath set over his household, to give them their food in due season?
He that is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much: and he that is unrighteous in a very little is unrighteous also in much.
1 Corinthians 4:2
Here, moreover, it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.
Even so let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you to walk worthily of the calling wherewith ye were called,
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you and be absent, I may hear of your state, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the gospel;
that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye are seen as lights in the world,
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
1 Peter 2:12
having your behavior seemly among the Gentiles; that, wherein they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:16
having a good conscience; that, wherein ye are spoken against, they may be put to shame who revile your good manner of life in Christ.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.
1 Timothy 6:1
Let as many as are servants under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the doctrine be not blasphemed.
2 John 1:9
Whosoever goeth onward and abideth not in the teaching of Christ, hath not God: he that abideth in the teaching, the same hath both the Father and the Son.
And he said unto him, Thou knowest how I have served thee, and how thy cattle have fared with me.
And ye know that will all my power I have served your father.
I, even I, am Jehovah; and besides me there is no saviour.
Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, unto edifying.
1 Corinthians 12:22
Nay, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be more feeble are necessary: