Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The highway of the upright leads away from evil; he who guards his way protects his life.
Better a poor man who walks with integrity than a rich man whose ways are perverse.
1 Kings 3:6
Solomon replied, "You have shown great loving devotion to Your servant, my father David, because he walked before You in truth, righteousness, and uprightness of heart. And You have kept this great loving devotion by giving him a son to sit on his throne this very day.
There once was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And this man was blameless and upright, fearing God and shunning evil.
And He said to man, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.'"
May integrity and uprightness preserve me, because I wait for You.
Hallelujah! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in His commandments.
When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is this: Fear God and keep His commandments, because this is the whole duty of man.
Malachi 2:5, 6
"My covenant with him was one of life and peace, and I gave them to him; it called for reverence, and he revered Me and stood in awe of My name. . . .
Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria experienced a time of peace. It grew in strength and numbers, living in the fear of the Lord and the encouragement of the Holy Spirit.
Acts 10:22, 35
"Cornelius the centurion has sent us, " they said. "He is a righteous and God-fearing man with a good reputation among the whole Jewish nation. A holy angel instructed him to request your presence in his home, so that he could hear a message from you." . . .
Whoever shows contempt for his neighbor lacks judgment, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
I am a laughingstock to my friends, though I called on God, and He answered. The righteous and upright man is a laughingstock.
Psalm 123:3, 4
Have mercy on us, O LORD, have mercy, for we have endured much contempt. . . .
Whoever listens to you listens to Me; whoever rejects you rejects Me; and whoever rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me."
The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all of this and were scoffing at Jesus.
Romans 2:4, 5
Or do you disregard the riches of His kindness, tolerance, and patience, not realizing that God's kindness leads you to repentance? . . .
2 Timothy 3:2, 3
For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, . . .
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