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 has spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving from his hands that which he brought: but, 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 unto him, Take your bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.
This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put therein.
And kept back part of the price, his wife also knowing it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
Although you have searched all my goods, what have you found of all your household goods? set it here before my brethren and your brethren, that they may judge between us both.
But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master knows not what is with me in the house, and he has committed all that he has to my hand;
1 Samuel 22:14
Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who is so faithful among all your servants as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and goes at your bidding, and is honorable in your house?
1 Samuel 26:23
The LORD render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness: for the LORD delivered you into my hand today, but I would not stretch forth my hand against the LORD'S anointed.
My eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walks in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them food at the proper time?
He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
1 Corinthians 4:2
Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,
Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, 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 conduct honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:16
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good behavior in Christ.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.
1 Timothy 6:1
Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.
2 John 1:9
Whoever goes beyond, and abides not in the doctrine of Christ, has not God. He that abides in the doctrine of Christ, he has both the Father and the Son.
And he said unto him, You know how I have served you, and how your cattle were with me.
And you know that with all my power I have served your father.
I, even I, am the LORD; and besides me there is no savior.
Let every one of us please his neighbor for his good to edification.
1 Corinthians 12:22
Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary: