1 Timothy 4:8
For physical exercise is of limited value, but godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for the present life and for the one to come.
Cross References
Job 36:11
If they obey and serve Him, they will end their days in prosperity and their years in happiness.

Psalm 37:9
For the evildoers will be cut off, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:11
But the meek will inherit the land and delight in abundant prosperity.

Proverbs 19:23
The fear of the LORD leads to life, that one may rest content, without visitation from harm.

Proverbs 22:4
The rewards of humility and the fear of the LORD are wealth and honor and life.

Matthew 6:33
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you.

Matthew 12:32
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the one to come.

Mark 10:30
will fail to receive a hundredfold in the present age--houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and fields, along with persecutions--and to receive eternal life in the age to come.

Colossians 2:23
Such restrictions indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-prescribed worship, their false humility, and their harsh treatment of the body; but they are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh.

1 Timothy 4:7
But reject irreverent and silly myths. Instead, train yourself for godliness.

1 Timothy 6:3
If anyone teaches another doctrine and disagrees with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and with godly teaching,

1 Timothy 6:5
and constant friction between men of depraved mind who are devoid of the truth. These men regard godliness as a means of gain.

1 Timothy 6:6
Of course, godliness with contentment is great gain.

2 Timothy 3:5
having a form of godliness but denying its power. Turn away from such as these!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


1 Samuel 15:22
But Samuel declared: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, obedience is better than sacrifice, and attentiveness is better than the fat of rams.

Psalm 50:7-15
"Hear, O My people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify against you: I am God, your God. . . .

Isaiah 1:11-16
"What is your multitude of sacrifices to Me?" says the LORD. "I am full from the burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed cattle; I take no delight in the blood of bulls, of lambs and goats. . . .

Isaiah 58:3-5
"Why have we fasted, and You have not seen? Why have we humbled ourselves, and You have not noticed?" "Behold, on the day of your fast, you do as you please, and you oppress all your workers. . . .

Jeremiah 6:20
What use to Me is frankincense from Sheba or sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable; your sacrifices do not please Me."

Amos 5:21-24
I hate, I despise your feasts! I cannot stand the stench of your solemn assemblies. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:8
But food does not bring us closer to God: We are no worse if we do not eat, and no better if we do.

Colossians 2:21-23
"Do not handle, do not taste, do not touch!"? . . .

Hebrews 13:9
Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace and not by ceremonial foods, which are of no value to those devoted to them.


Hebrews 9:9, 10
It is an illustration for the present time, because the gifts and sacrifices being offered were unable to cleanse the conscience of the worshiper. . . .


1 Timothy 6:6
Of course, godliness with contentment is great gain.

Job 22:2
"Can a man be of use to God? Can even a wise man benefit Him?

Titus 3:8
This saying is trustworthy. And I want you to emphasize these things, so that those who have believed God will take care to devote themselves to good deeds. These things are excellent and profitable for the people.


Deuteronomy 28:1-14
Now if you faithfully obey the voice of the LORD your God and are careful to follow all His commandments I am giving you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. . . .

Job 5:19-26
He will rescue you from six calamities; no harm will touch you in seven. . . .

Psalm 37:3, 4, 16-19, 29
Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness. . . .

Psalm 84:11
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield; the LORD gives grace and glory; He withholds no good thing from those who walk with integrity.

Psalm 91:10-16
no evil will befall you, no plague will approach your tent. . . .

Psalm 112:1-3
Hallelujah! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in His commandments. . . .

Psalm 128:1-6
Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in His ways! . . .

Psalm 145:19
He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him; He hears their cry and saves them.

Proverbs 3:16-18
Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. . . .

Ecclesiastes 8:12
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and still lives long, yet I also know that it will go well with those who fear God, who are reverent in His presence.

Isaiah 3:10
Tell the righteous it will be well for them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their labor.

Isaiah 32:17, 18
The work of righteousness will be peace; the service of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever. . . .

Isaiah 33:16
he will dwell on the heights; his refuge will be the mountain fortress; his food will be provided and his water assured.

Isaiah 65:13, 14
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: "My servants will eat, but you will go hungry; My servants will drink, but you will go thirsty; My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame. . . .

Matthew 5:3-12
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Matthew 6:33
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you.

Matthew 19:29
And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for the sake of My name will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.

Mark 10:19, 20
You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not bear false witness, do not defraud, and honor your father and mother.'" . . .

Luke 12:31
But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added unto you.

Luke 12:32
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom.

Romans 8:28
And we know that God works all things together for the good of those who love Him, who are called according to His purpose.

1 Corinthians 3:22
whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future. All of them belong to you,

2 Peter 1:3, 4
His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. . . .

1 John 2:25
And this is the promise that He Himself made to us: eternal life.

Revelation 3:12, 21
The one who is victorious I will make a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will never again leave it. Upon him I will write the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God (the new Jerusalem that comes down out of heaven from My God), and My new name. . . .

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