Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

General references

Bible References


1 Timothy 4:6
If you point this out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, living on the principles of the faith and the excellent teaching you have had.
2 Timothy 1:6
For this reason I would remind you to rekindle the divine gift that you received when I laid my hands upon you.
2 Peter 1:12
Therefore I will always remind you of this, although you know it and are firmly grounded in the truth that you have.
2 Peter 3:1
This is the second letter, dear friends, that I have now written to you, in the effort to arouse your unsullied minds
Jude 1:5
Now I want to remind you, though you know it all already, that he who brought the people safely out of the land of Egypt afterward destroyed the ones who did not believe,

To be subject

Matthew 22:21
They answered, "The emperor's." Then he said to them, "Then pay the emperor what belongs to the emperor, and pay God what belongs to God!"
Matthew 23:2
"The scribes and Pharisees have taken Moses' seat.
Romans 13:1
Everyone must obey the authorities that are over him, for no authority can exist without the permission of God; the existing authorities have been established by him,
1 Timothy 2:2
for emperors and all who are in authority, so that we may live tranquil, quiet lives, with perfect piety and probity.
1 Peter 2:13
Submit to all human authority, for the Master's sake; to the emperor, as supreme,

To be ready

Titus 3:8
This is a trustworthy teaching, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who believe in God may make it their business to do good. All this is right and beneficial to mankind.
Titus 2:14
He gave himself for us, to free us from all wickedness and purify for himself a people of his own, eager to do right.
Galatians 6:9
Let us not get tired of doing right, for at the proper time we shall reap, if we do not give out.
Ephesians 2:10
For he has made us, creating us through our union with Christ Jesus for the life of goodness which God had predestined us to live.
Philippians 1:11
with your lives filled with the fruits which uprightness produces through Jesus Christ, to the honor and praise of God.
Colossians 1:10
so that the lives you live may be worthy of your Master and wholly pleasing to him, and you may be fruitful in all kinds of good deeds, and may grow into fuller knowledge of God.
1 Timothy 5:10
and have a good reputation for Christian service, such as bringing up children, being hospitable to strangers, washing the feet of God's people, helping people in distress, or devoting herself to any form of doing good.
2 Timothy 2:21
So if a man will cleanse himself from these things, he will be put to great uses, consecrated and used by the master of the house himself, and ready for any good use.
Hebrews 13:21
fit you by every blessing to do his will, and through Jesus Christ carry out in us what will please him. To him be glory forever and ever. Amen.

General references

1 Peter 2:13
Submit to all human authority, for the Master's sake; to the emperor, as supreme,