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A Bible Reference Guide for Scripture Topics and Verses

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A Bible Reference Guide for Scripture Topics and Verses

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

ABORTION (see also murder): Genesis 25:21,22; Job 3:3,16; Hosea 12:3; Luke 1:36,41,44

ABRAHAM – Promises to: Genesis 12:2,3,7; 15:5-8,18-21; 13:15,17; 18:18; 22:17,18; 24:7; 26:3,4,24; 28:3,4; 32:12

(anger of God – see wrath)

ANGER – Dangers of: Ephesians 4:26,31; James 1:19,20; Proverbs 14:17; 29:11,20; 16:32; 25:28; 22:24,25; 15:1,28; Leviticus 19:17,18

APOSTASY - Drifting away: Hebrews 2:1-3; 3:12-14; 4:1,11; 10:23; 13:9; Colossians 1:22,23; 2:6-8; 2 Timothy 1:13; 1 John 2:4-6

APOSTASY – Possibility of: John 15:1-6; Acts 8:12-24; Romans 6:12-18; 8:12-17; Galatians 5:1-4; 6:7-9; 1 Corinthians 9:25-10:12; 1 Timothy 1:18-20; 5:8; 2 Timothy 2:16-18; Hebrews 3:6,11-14; 4:9,11; 6:4-8; 10:26-31; 2 Peter 1:8-11; 2:20-22

APOSTASY – General verses on falling away: Romans 16:17; Galatians 1:6-9; Colossians 1:22,23; 2:7,8; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:15; 3:6,14,15; 1 Timothy 1:3-6; 4:1,6,7; 6:20,21; 2 Timothy 1:13; 4:1-5; Titus 1:13,14; 2:1; 3:9-11; Hebrews 2:1; 3:14; 10:23; 13:9; James 5:19,20; 1 John 2:4-6; 2 John 9-11; 2 Thess. 2:8; 1 Tim. 6:10; Matt. 15:9,13; 1 John 2:19

ATTENDANCE – Church: Acts 2:42; 11:26; Hebrews 3:12-14; 10:23-25; Ephesians 4:16; Colossians 3:16; 1 Corinthians 14:15; 11:17-34; 16:1,2; 2 Corinthians 9:6,7; Acts 20:7

B

BAPTISM - babies: Mark 16:15,16; John 6:44,45; Acts 2:36,41; Galatians 3:26,27; Acts 8:12; 2:38; Romans 10:9,10; Acts 8:35-39; Ezekiel 18:20; 2 Corinthians 5:10; Psalm 106:37,38; Matthew 19:14; 18:3

BAPTISM – burial: Romans 6:4; Colossians 2:12; John 3:23; Acts 8:38,39; Mark 1:9,10; Hebrews 10:22

BAPTISM – essential: Mark 16:15,16; Acts 2:38; 22:16; Romans 6:3,4; Galatians 3:27; I Peter 3:21

BENEVOLENCE – church: Acts 2:44,45; 4:32-5:11; 6:1-6; 11:27-30; Romans 15:25-27; 1 Corinthians 16:1-4; 2 Corinthians 8:4; 9:1,12; 1 Timothy 5:3-16

BENEVOLENCE – individual: 1 Timothy 5:4,8,16; Matthew 15:4-6; 25:31-46; Esther 2:7; Luke 10:25-37; Ephesians 4:28; Acts 9:36-39; 20:34,35; James 1:27; 2:15,16; Galatians 6:10; 1 John 3:17; John 19:26,27

BIBLE authority (vs. human authority): Matthew 15:9,13; Galatians 1:8,9; 2 John 9-11; Colossians 3:17; Jeremiah 10:23; Proverbs 14:12; 3:5,6; Revelation 22:18,19; 1 Timothy 1:3; 2 Timothy 1:13

(Bible – other standards of authority – see feelings, majority, family religion)

BIBLE – complete revelation (all God’s will): 2 Timothy 3:16,17; John 16:13; 14:26; Acts 20:20,27; 2 Peter 1:3

BIBLE - inerrant: Numbers 22:35,38; 23:5,12,16,19,20; Deuteronomy 18:18-22; Psalm 19:7-9; 33:4; 119:128,142,160; John 17:17; Titus 1:2,3; Revelation 19:9; 21:5

BIBLE inspiration – claims: 1 Corinthians 14:37; 2:10-13; Ephesians 3:3-5; John 16:13; Matthew 10:19,20; Galatians 1:8-12; 2 Peter 1:20,21; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:16,17; Luke 10:16

BIBLE inspiration – verbal: 1 Corinthians 2:4,10-13; Deuteronomy 18:18; 2 Samuel 23:2; Isaiah 51:16; 59:21; Jeremiah 1:4-9; 30:1-4; Zecharaiah 7:12; Matthew 10:19,20

BIBLE preservation: Psalm 119:152,160; Isaiah 40:8; 30:8; John 12:48; 2 John 2; 1 Peter 1:23-25; 2 Peter 1:12-15; 2 Timothy 3:16,17

(Bible study – see knowledge)

BIBLE - understandable Bible: Mark 7:14; 2 Timothy 3:15-17; Acts 17:11; Ephesians 3:3-5; 5:17; 1 Corinthians 14:33; Isaiah 55:11; Psalm 119:104,105,130; 1 Timothy 2:4

BLAME-SHIFTING – blaming others: 1 Kings 18:17,18; Genesis 3:9-13; Exodus 32:1-4,21-24; 1 Samuel 15:3,9,13-15

(blood of Jesus - see Jesus' sacrifice)

BOOK OF LIFE: Exodus 32:32,33; Psalms 69:28; Daniel 12:1; Malachi 3:16; Luke 10:20; Philippians 4:3; Hebrews 12:23; Revelation 3:5; 13:8; 17:8; 20:12,15; 21:27

BORN AGAIN: John 1:12,13; 3:1-7; 1 Peter 1:22-25; Romans 6:3,5; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 3:26,27

(business - employers & employees - see employer/employee)

BUSINESS – financial honesty: Psalm 37:21; Romans 13:6-8; 12:17; 1:31,32; 2 Corinthians 8:20,21; Deuteronomy 25:13-16; Proverbs 11:1; 19:22; Matthew 7:12; James 5:12; 1 Peter 3:15,16; Luke 3:12-14

C

(care for needy – see benevolence)

CARNAL ATTRACTIONS: Romans 1:16; 2 Thessalonians 2:14; John 12:32; Matthew 11:28-30; Acts 17:2,17; 18:4,11,19; 2 Corinthians 10:3-5; Ephesians 6:10-18; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; 2:1-5; John 6:26f,44f,63,68

CHILDREN obey parents: Ephesians 6:1,4; Colossians 3:20,21; Proverbs 1:8; 6:20; Luke 2:51; Deuteronomy 21:18-21; Romans 1:30,32; 2 Timothy 3:2

(choice – see free moral agency)

CHURCH – essential to salvation: Ephesians 1:22,23; 5:23,25; Acts 2:47; Colossians 1:12-14; Acts 20:28

CHURCH – local church commitment: Philippians 1:1; Acts 9:26-29; 18:27,28; 11:25,26; 13:1-3; 2 Corinthians 3:1; 1 Peter 5:2,3; Hebrews 13:17

(church, one true – see unity; cf. division)

(church, work of - see work of the church)

CLOTHING – decent: Genesis 3:7-11,21; Proverbs 7:10; Exodus 20:26; 28:41-43; Leviticus 20:17; 2 Samuel 11:2-4; Titus 2:5 (“chaste” = virtuous, not indecent, modest); 2 Corinthians 11:2; Luke 8:27,35; 1 Timothy 2:9,10. Note Matthew 5:27,28; Proverbs 6:25; Philippians 4:8; Mark 7:20-23; Romans 13:13,14; Galatians 5:19-21; 1 Peter 4:1-4 — “lascivious” or “licentious” = anything that causes or tends to arouse sexual excitement, desire, or lust between people not married to one another. Tunics: Genesis 3:7- 11,21; Exodus 28:39,40; John 19:23; Acts 9:39 (according to the following dictionaries, the “tunics” or “coats” referred to covered down to below the knee and sometimes to the ankle: Gesenius, Wilson, Zondervan, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia)

(collection – see giving)

(commitments, keeping them - see promises and word keeping)

(companions, choice of friends - see temptation)

CONFESSION of Jesus: Romans 10:9,10; Matthew 10:32; 16:15-18; John 1:49; 4:42; 9:35-38; 11:27: 12:42,43; Acts 8:36-38; 1 Timothy 6:12,13; 1 John 4:15

CONFESSION to men we wronged: Matthew 5:23,24; Luke 17:3,4; 15:18,21; James 5:16; Genesis 50:17; Proverbs 28:13

COVETOUSNESS (greed): Ephesians 5:3; Matthew 6:19-33; 16:24-27; Romans 8:5-8; 12:1,2; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 2 Corinthians 8:5; 10:3,4; John 6:27,63; Luke 12:15-21; 1 Timothy 6:6-10; Colossians 3:1,2,5,6; 1 John 2:15-17

CREATION - Summary of the days of creation (Genesis 1): #1 — Light (v3-5); #2 — Firmament (v6-8); #3 — Seas and dry land; plants (v9-13); #4 — Sun, moon, and stars (v14-19); #5 — Birds and water animals (v20-23); #6 — Land animals and man (v24-31); #7 — God rested (2:1-3)

CREATION of the universe by God: Genesis chap. 1; Exodus 20:11; Psalm 33:6-9; 102:25; 89:11; 90:2; 104:5-9,24-28; 19:1; 24:1,2; 95:5; 146:6; 136:5-9; 8:3,6-8; 148:5; Jeremiah 10:12; 27:5; John 1:1-3; Acts 14:15; 17:24; Isaiah 42:5; 45:18; 40:26; Hebrews 1:10; 11:3

(crucifixion of Jesus - see Jesus' sacrifice)

D

(darkness – see light)

DEATH: Proverbs 27:1; Job 9:25; 7:6; 8:9; 14:1,2; 30:23; Psalms 102:11; 49:10; 39:5; 78:39; 89:47,48; 90:5,6,9; 103:15,16; 144:4; 2 Samuel 14:14; Ecclesiastes 8:8; 6:12; 3:19; Isaiah 38:12; 40:6,7; Genesis 47:9; 1 Chronicles 29:15; James 4:13,14; Luke 12:16-21

(death of Jesus - see Jesus' sacrifice)

(deceit – see lying)

DISCIPLINE (church): 1 Corinthians 5; 2 Thessalonians 3:6,14,15; Matthew 18:15-17; Titus 3:10,11; Romans 16:17,18; 1 Timothy 1:3-11,19,20; 2 Corinthians 2:6-11; 2 John 9-11; Hebrews 12:15; 1 Corinthians 15:33

(discouragement – see weariness)

DISCUSSION – unprofitable: Nehemiah 6:1-9; Matthew 7:6; 21:23-32; 26:59-63; 27:12-14; John 19:9; Luke 23:7-10; 1 Timothy 1:3-7; 6:3-5; 2 Timothy 2:14-18; Titus 3:9-11

DIVISION (see also unity): 1 Corinthians 1:10-13; 12:25; Galatians 5:19-21; John 17:20,21; Luke 11:17; Romans 14:19; 16:17; Titus 3:10; Proverbs 26:21; 6:16-19

DIVORCE & REMARRIAGE: Matthew 19:3-9; 5:31,32; Mark 10:2-12; Luke 16:18; Romans 7:2,3; 1 Corinthians 7:10,11; Malachi 2:14-16; Genesis 2:18-24

DRINKING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Drunkenness - Romans 13:12-14; Galatians 5:19-21; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 5:11; Bible “wines” were not necessarily alcoholic: Isaiah 16:10; 65:8; Jeremiah 48:33; Genesis 40:9-11; Revelation 19:15; 14:10; Danger of drinking and need for sobriety - Proverbs 23:31,32; 20:1; 1 Peter 4:3; 5:8; 1:13-17; 1 Thessalonians 4:4-8; 1 Corinthians 9:25-27; Proverbs 4:23; See also the importance of good influence

DRUG ABUSE: It is illegal - Romans 13:1-5; 1 Peter 2:13,14. It is intoxication or drunkenness - Romans 13:12-14; Galatians 5:19-21; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 5:11. It is a lack of sobriety or self-control - 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8; 1 Peter 1:13-17; 5:8,9; 1 Corinthians 9:25-27

E

EDIFYING (see also rebuke): Ephesians 4:15,16; Romans 15:14; 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Hebrews 3:12-14; 10:23-25

ELDERS in local churches: Acts 14:23; 20:28; 1 Peter 5:1-4; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Timothy 3:1-7; 5:17; Hebrews 13:7,17,24

ELECTION of men by God: 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-15; Romans 8:28-30,33; 2 Timothy 1:9,10; Ephesians 1:4-11; 1 Thessalonians 1:4; Colossians 3:12

EMPLOYEE/EMPLOYER relations: Ephesians 6:5-9; 4:28; 1 Peter 2:18; Titus 2:9,10; 2 Thessalonians 3:10; Colossians 3:22-4:1; 1 Thessalonians 4:11,12; 1 Peter 2:18; 1 Timothy 6:1,2; 5:8; Luke 3:12-14; James 5:1,4; Matthew 20:1-16; Jeremiah 22:13

ENVY, jealousy: 1 Peter 2:1; Romans 1:29,32; Matthew 27:18; Titus 3:3; James 3:14-17; 1 Timothy 6:4; 1 Corinthians 13:4; Galatians 5:19-26; Romans 13:13

ERRING MEMBERS (see also confess): Acts 8:22; Matthew 6:12; 21:28-32; 2 Corinthians 7:10; 1 John 1:8-10; Proverbs 28:13

(eternal life – see heaven)

EXAMPLE of Jesus: 1 Peter 2:21-24; Matthew 10:24,25; 1 Corinthians 11:1; Luke 9:23; 6:40; Philippians 2:5; John 13:15; 15:10,12; Ephesians 5:1,2; 1 John 2:6

EXAMPLES in the Bible binding: Matthew 10:25; 16:24; I Corinthians 4:16; 11:1; Philippians 2:5; 3:17; 4:9; I Thessalonians 1:5,6; I Timothy 1:16; 2 Timothy 3:10; I Peter 2:21-23; I John 2:6

EXCUSES: Jonah 1:2,3; Genesis 3:9-13; Numbers 13:30-33; 14:6-9; Proverbs 24:10; 1 Kings 19:1-4,14-18; 1 Samuel 15:3,9,15,22,23; Exodus 32:2-5,21-24; Matthew 26:56; 25:24-30; Luke 14:15-24

F

FAITH in God: Hebrews 10:39; 11:1,4-8,17,30; Romans 1:16; 4:19-21; 5:1,2; 10:9,10,13-17; Galatians 5:6; 2 Corinthians 5:7; James 2:14-26; John 1:12; 3:15-18; 8:24; 20:30,31; Mark 16:15,16

FAITH requires obedience: Galatians 5:6; James 2:14-26; Hebrews 10:39; 11:8,30,7,33,4,17,24f; 1 John 3:23,24; John 6:28,29 Romans 1:5; 16:26; 2 Thessalonians 1:11; 1 Thessalonians 1:3

(falling from grace – see apostasy)

FALSE ACCUSATION: Proverbs 17:15; Isaiah 5:20; 1 Peter 2:12; 3:16; 4:4; 1 Kings 18:17,18; Matthew 5:10-12; Luke 6:22,23,26; 3 John 9,10; Luke 3:14; John 7:24; 2 Timothy 3:3; 1 Corinthians 5:11; 6:9-11 (revilers); 1 Timothy 6:4; Titus 3:2; 1 Peter 2:1; Ephesians 4:31

FALSE TEACHING: Matthew 7:15-23; 15:14; 2 Corinthians 11:13-15; 1 Timothy 4:1-3; Acts 20:28-30; 1 John 4:1; 2 Timothy 4:2-4; Titus 1:9-14; 2 John 9-11; Romans 16:17,18; Galatians 1:6-9; 2 Peter chap. 2

FAMILY RELIGION as authority in religion: Matthew 10:34-38; Acts 5:29; Galatians 1:11-14

(favoritism, see partiality)

FEELINGS as a religious guide: Jeremiah 17:9; Proverbs 28:26; 4:23; 14:12; Jeremiah 10:23; Acts 26:9; Matthew 15:18-20

FELLOWSHIPPING ERROR: 2 John 9-11; Ephesians 5:11; Proverbs 17:15; 2 Corinthians 6:17-7:1; 1 Timothy 5:22; Psalms 1:1,2; 1 Corinthians 15:33; Romans 1:32; Acts 7:58; 8:1; 22:20

(financial honesty - see business)

FLOOD of Noah: Genesis 6-9; 1 Chronicles 1:4; Luke 3:36; Hebrews 11:7; Matthew 24:36-39; 1 Peter 3:20,21; 2 Peter 3:3-7; Isaiah 54:9; Ezekiel 14:14,20

(forgiveness for erring Christians - see erring members)

FORGIVING OTHERS: Luke 17:3,4; Matthew 18:21-35; 6:12-15; 2 Corinthians 2:6-11; Ephesians 4:32

FORNICATION/ADULTERY: 1 Corinthians 6:9-11,18; 7:2-4,9; Romans 7:2,3; Revelation 21:8; 22:14,15; Exodus 20:14; Hebrews 13:4; Galatians 5:19-21; Ephesians 5:1-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8; Proverbs 5:1-23; 6:23-7:27; Mark 7:20-23

FREE MORAL AGENCY of man: Genesis 2:16,17; 3:1-7; 1 Corinthians 10:13; Hebrews 4:15; 11:25; Joshua 24:15; 1 Kings 18:21; Psalm 119:30; Deuteronomy 30:15-19; Isaiah 1:18-20; Matthew 23:37; 13:14,15; Revelation 3:20; 22:17

G

GIVING – church collections: 1 Corinthians 16:1,2; 2 Corinthians 8:1-5; 9:6,7

GOD with His people: Exodus 3:12; Josh. 1:5,9; Deut. 31:23; Gen. 31:3; Exodus 4:12,15; Isaiah 43:2

GOD – all-knowing: Proverbs 3:19; Psalm 139:1-4,6-12; 147:4,5; John 16:30; Matthew 10:29-31; 6:8,32; 1 Kings 8:39; Romans 11:33,34; Isaiah 55:8,9

GOD – all-powerful: Matthew 19:26; Genesis 17:1; Mark 14:36; Job 42:2; 26:14; Revelation 19:6; Jeremiah 32:17,20-22

GOD – eternal: Genesis 21:33; Exodus 3:13,14; Deuteronomy 32:40; 33:27; Psalm 90:1-4; 93:2; Isaiah 44:6-8; Habakkuk 1:12; Romans 1:20; 1 Timothy 1:17

GOD – faithful to promises: 1 Corinthians 10:13; 1:9; 2 Thessalonians 3:3; Deuteronomy 7:9; Isaiah 49:7; 2 Corinthians 1:18; 1 John 1:9

GOD – Father: Matthew 6:9,10; 12:50; 7:7-11,21; 5:16; John 1:18; 14:6-11,20-24; 6:44,45; 15:1-6; Ephesians 4:6; Hebrews 12:9; James 3:9; 1:17; 2 Corinthians 6:16-18; 1 Peter 1:14-17; 1 John 1:3; 3:1,2; 4:7-11; 5:1-3

GOD -- invisible: John 1:18; 6:46; Numbers 12:8; Isaiah 6:5; Psalms 17:15; Exodus 24:11; 33:17-23; 24:11; Colossians 1:15; 1 Timothy 6:16; 1 John 4:12,20

God – one true God: Deuteronomy 4:35,39; 6:4; 32:39; Psalms 86:10; Isaiah 43:10-13; 44:6-8; 45:5,6,21-23; Matthew 4:10; Mark 12:29

GOD – present everywhere: Psalms 139:7-12; Jeremiah 23:23,24; Acts 17:27; 1 Kings 8:27

GOOD WORKS (see also obedience) – Titus 2:7,14; 3:1,8,14; 2 Timothy 2:21; 3:16,17; 1 Corinthians 15:58; Ephesians 2:10; James 4:17; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 1:10; Hebrews 13:21

GOVERNMENT – duties to: Romans 13:1-7; Matthew 22:17-21; 1 Peter 2:11-15; Titus 3:1; 1 Timothy 2:1,2; Acts 5:29; 22:25-29; 25:10-12

GRACE of God: Acts 15:7-11; 20:24,32; Romans 4:4-7; 5:1,2; 2 Corinthians 9:8; Ephesians 1:5-11; 2:5-10; 1 Timothy 1:13-16; 2 Timothy 1:8-10; Titus 2:11-14; 3:3-7; Hebrews 2:9

(greed – see covetousness)

H

HATING SIN (see also rebuke): Proverbs 15:9; 8:13; 6:16-19; Psalm 97:10; 119:104,128,163; Amos 5:15; Hebrews 1:9; Romans 12:9; 1 Corinthians 13:6; 1 John 2:15-17

HEAR THE GOSPEL (see also knowledge, teach): John 6:44,45; 8:31,32; Matthew 13:23; Romans 1:16; 10:13,14,17; Mark 16:15,16; Acts 8:26,29,35; 9:6; 11:14; 18:8; Luke 6:46-49; 11:28; 2 Thessalonians 2:14; Revelation 3:20

HEAVEN/ETERNAL LIFE: Matthew 5:10-12; 25:46; 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:17; 5:9,10; 1 Peter 1:3,4; Philippians 3:20; Revelation 21:3-5; 22:3,4; Romans 2:5-11; Luke 16:19-31; 1 John 5:11,12

HELL: Matthew 5:22; 8:12; 10:28; 13:39-43,49,50; 18:8,9; 25:30,41,46; Luke 12:4,5; 16:19-31; Romans 2:1-11; 2 Thessalonians 1:5-9; Revelation 20:10-15; 21:8

HOLY DAYS (see also Lord’s Supper): Galatians 4:10,11; Colossians 2:16

HOMOSEXUALITY: 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 & 1 Timothy 1:9-11 ("abusers of themselves with mankind" = homosexuals -- see newer translations); Romans 1:26-32; Genesis 19:1-11; 2 Peter 2:6-8; Leviticus 18:22,23; 20:13,15,16

HONEST HEART to accept truth: 2 Thess. 2:10-12; Matt. 13:13-15; John 3:19-21; cf. Acts 17:11; Luke 8:15

HOPE: Acts 24:15; Ephesians 2:12; 4:4; Romans 5:1-5; 8:24,25; 12:12; 15:13; 1 Corinthians 15:19; Colossians 1:5; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; 1 Timothy 1:1; Titus 1:2; 2:11-14; 3:7; Hebrews 6:18,19; 10:23; 11:1; 1 Peter 1:3,4,13,21

HOSPITALITY: Romans 12:13; I Peter 4:9; Matthew 25:34-36,40; Hebrews 13:1,2; Genesis 18:1-8; 19:1-3; I Timothy 3:2; 5:9,10

(humility – see pride and meekness)

I

IDOLATRY: Deuteronomy 4:19; 5:7-9; 17:2-5; 2 Kings 21:1-6; 23:4,5; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 10:7,14; 2 Corinthians 6:16-18; Galatians 5:19-21; 1 John 5:21

IMITATING CHRIST (see also example): Luke 6:40; 1 Peter 2:21,22; 1 Corinthians 11:1; Matthew 16:24; 1 John 2:6; John 13:15

IN CHRIST: John 15:1-10; Acts 4:12; Ephesians 1:3,7; 2:12-17; Romans 6:6,11; 8:1,39; 2 Corinthians 5:17; 2 Timothy 2:1,10; Galatians 5:4; 1 John 5:11,12

INFLUENCE (see also temptation, reputation): 1 Timothy 4:12; Matthew 5:13-16; 18:6,7; Titus 2:7,8; 1 Peter 2:11,12; 2 Corinthians 6:3; 8:20,21; 1 Corinthians 8:9-13; 10:23-33

INHERITED SIN: Ezekiel 18:20; 2 Corinthians 5:10; Exodus 32:32,33; Hebrews 2:14,17 and 2 Corinthians 5:21; Mark 7:20-23; 1 John 3:4; Romans 6:16,19; 2:6-10; 14:12; James 1:14,15; Matthew 7:21-23; Psalms 106:37,38; Jeremiah 19:4,5; Matthew 19:14; 18:3

J

(jealousy – see envy)

JESUS authority as Lord over all: Matthew 28:18; Philippians 3:20,21; Colossians 1:16; Revelation 17:14; 19:16; John 3:31; Romans 9:5; Acts 10:36; Romans 10:12; Philippians 2:9-11; Ephesians 1:21; John 16:15; 17:10

JESUS' claims: Matthew 3:17; 16:13-18; 17:5; 26:63-66; John 4:25,26; 8:58; 9:35-37; 20:28,29; Revelation 1:17; 2:8; 22:13; Mark 2:3-12; Luke 7:48,49; Matthew 20:28; 28:18,20; 26:28; John 8:24; 14:6; 3:13-15; 10:27-29; 5:22; 9:38; Matthew 16:27; 25:31-46; 14:33; 28:9,17; Luke 24:52

JESUS' Deity: John 1:1-3,14; 20:28; Colossians 2:9; Hebrews 1:2,8,9; Philippians 2:5-8

(Jesus' example – see example and imitating)

JESUS' sacrifice: Matthew 26:28; 20:28; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Peter 1:18f; 2:24; Hebrews 2:9; Revelation 1:5; 5:9; 1 Timothy 2:4-6; Isaiah 53:5-9; 1 Corinthians 15:3; John 1:29; Hebrews 9:24-28; 10:9-13; 13:20f; Romans 5:6-11; 2 Corinthians 5:14,15

JESUS' sinlessness: Hebrews 4:15; 7:26; 1 Peter 2:22; 1 John 3:5; 2 Corinthians 5:21

JOY, rejoicing: Matthew 13:44; 25:21,23; Luke 6:23; 10:20; Acts 5:41; 8:39; 13:52; 16:34; Romans 15:13; Galatians 5:22; Philippians 2:17; 3:1; 4:4; Colossians 1:24; 1 Thessalonians 5:16; 1 Peter 1:6,8; 4:13

JUDGING the sins of others (see especially rebuking): John 7:24; Matthew 7:1-6,15-20

JUDGMENT DAY: Matthew 25:31-46; John 12:48; Acts 1:9—11; 10:42; 17:30,31; Romans 2:4- 11; 14:10-12; 2 Corinthians 5:10; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 2 Thessalonians 1:5-9; 2 Timothy 4:1; Hebrews 9:27; 10:26-31; Revelation 20:11-15; Ecclesiastes 12:13,14

JUSTICE of men to men: Matthew 23:23; Proverbs 21:3; Isaiah 56:1; Psalms 33:5; Genesis 18:19; Deuteronomy 16:18-20; Leviticus 19:35,36; John 7:24; Proverbs 17:15

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KING – Jesus now reigns: Matthew 2:2; 28:18-20; Psalm 110:1-4; Zechariah 6:12,13; Acts 2:30-36; Ephesians 1:20-23; Hebrews 1:3-9,13; 6:20; 7:1; 8:1; 10:12,13; Revelation 1:5

KINGDOM/CHURCH exists: Daniel 2:31-45; Matthew 16:18,19; Mark 1:14,15; 9:1; John 18:36; Acts 1:3-8; 2:1-17,33; 1 Corinthians 15:22-28; Colossians 1:13,14; Hebrews 12:23-29; Revelation 1:9

KNOWLEDGE (see also hear the gospel): John 8:32; Acts 17:11; Joshua 1:8; Hosea 4:6; Hebrews 5:12; Deuteronomy 6:6-9; 1 Peter 2:2; 2 Timothy 2:15; Proverbs 2:1-20; Psalms 1:2; 119:47,48,97-99; 19:7-11; Matthew 5:6

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(lascivious – see clothing)

(Law of Moses - see old law)

LIGHT/DARKNESS: Acts 26:18; Romans 13:12; 2 Corinthians 4:4-6; Colossians 1:13; 1 Peter 2:9; Ephesians 5:8-14; 1 Thessalonians 5:4,5; Luke 16:8; John 8:12; 12:35,36; 3:19-21; Matthew 5:14; Philippians 2:15; 1 John 1:7; 2:11

LORD'S SUPPER: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29; 10:16,17; Matthew 26:26-29; Acts 2:42; 20:7; Mark 14:22-25; Luke 22:14-21

LOVE OF BRETHREN: John 13:34,35; 15:12-17; Ephesians 4:2,31-5:2; Philippians 2:2,3; 1 Thessalonians 3:12; 4:9,10; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; Hebrews 13:1; 1 Peter 1:22; 2:17; 3:8,9; 4:8; 1 John 2:7-11; 3:10-18,23; 4:8-5:3

LOVE – requires obedience: John 14:15,21-24,31; Romans 13:8-10; Galatians 5:6; Hebrews 10:24; 1 John 2:3-6,15-17; 5:2,3; 2 John 5,6; Revelation 3:19

LOVE – importance of: Matthew 22:37-40; Luke 6:27,28,31-33; 10:25-37; 1 Corinthians 13:1-8,13

LYING/DECEIT: 1 Peter 2:1,22; 3:10; Matthew 15:18-20; Ephesians 4:25; Colossians 3:9; Revelation 21:8,27; 22:14,15; Proverbs 6:16-19; 19:22; Psalm 24:3-5; 40:4; Exodus 20:16; John 8:44; Acts 5:1-9

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MAJORITY as authority in religion: Exodus 23:2; Matthew 7:13,14; Romans 12:2; Acts 28:22; 2 Corinthians 10:12,18; Daniel 3:13-15; 1 Kings 18:21-24; Numbers 14:1-10; Genesis 6:5-8; 7:21-23

MAN as head of woman: Genesis 2:18; 3:16; Ephesians 5:22-33; Colossians 3:18; 1 Corinthians 11:3; 14:34; 1 Timothy 2:12-14; 3:4,12; Titus 2:4,5; 1 Peter 3:1-7

MAN as provider (see also wives): Genesis 3:17-19,23; 1 Timothy 5:8; Ephesians 5:23,28-31; cf. 2 Thessalonians 3:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:10-12. Many Bible examples show men employed away from the home in such occupations as shepherd, carpenter, physician, fisherman, merchant, farmer, sailor, preacher, tentmaker, etc.

(masters – see employees and servants)

(materialism – see spiritual and covetousness)

MEEKNESS (see also pride): Numbers 12:3; Matthew 5:5; 11:28-30; Galatians 5:22,23; 6:1; Ephesians 4:2,3; Colossians 3:12,13; 2 Timothy 2:24-26; Titus 3:2; James 3:13-18; 1:21-25; 1 Peter 3:1-6

MERCY – man to man: Matthew 5:7; 23:23; Luke 10:25-37; 6:36; 15:20; Romans 12:8; 1:31,32; James 2:13; 3:17,18; Philippians 2:1-4

MIRACLES – true vs. fake: Acts 8:5-13; Acts 13:6-12; Exodus 8:17-19; 1 Kings 18:20-40; Daniel 2; Acts 19:11-17

MIRACLES – purpose to confirm: Mark 16:20; John 5:36; 20:30,31; Acts 2:22; 14:3; 2 Corinthians 12:11,12; Hebrews 2:3,4; I Kings 18:36-39; Exodus 4:1-9; 7:3-5; 14:30,31

MIRACLES – purpose fulfilled in Scripture (cf. Jesus’ resurrection)::John 20:29-31; Luke 1:1-4; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8; 2 Peter 1:12-18; John 8:17

(money, love of – see covetousness)

MURDER (see also abortion, suicide): Genesis 9:2-6; Matthew 15:19,20; Revelation 21:8; 22:15; Romans 13:8-10; Exodus 23:7; 20:13; Proverbs 6:16,17; Deuteronomy 27:25

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(necessary inferences - see Scriptural reasoning)

(needy people - caring for - see benevolence)

(negligence - see apostasy - drifting away)

NOT…BUT phrases: John 6:27; 12:44; 1 Cor. 1:17; 15:10; 1 Peter 3:3,4; Mark 9:37; Matt. 10:20; Acts 5:4; 1 Thess. 4:8; Genesis 45:8;

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OBEDIENCE - complete obedience needed:: Acts 3:22,23; Matt. 4:7; 28:20; James 2:10; John 15:14::

OBEDIENCE required (see also good works): Matthew 7:21-27; 22:36-39; John 14:15,21-24; Acts 10:34,35; Romans 2:6-10; 6:17,18; Hebrews 5:9; 10:39; 11:8,30; Galatians 5:6; 2 Thessalonians 1:8,9; James 1:21-25; 2:14-26; Luke 6:46; 1 Peter 1:22,23; 1 John 5:3; 2:3-6

(occult - see witchcraft)

OLD Law given to nation of Israel: Deuteronomy 4:1,7-13,44,45; 5:1,6,15; Exodus 34:27,28; 31:13,16,17; 1 Kings 8:9,21; cf. Exodus 19:1-6; 20:2,22; Deuteronomy 6:4,10; 9:1,10; 2 Chronicles 6:11; Romans 9:4,5; 2:14; Ephesians 2:11,12; 1 Corinthians 9:20,21

OLD LAW removed: Hebrews 10:1-10; 7:11-14; 8:6-13; 9:1-4; 2 Corinthians 3:6-11; Galatians 3:24,25; 5:1-6; Romans 7:1-7; Ephesians 2:11-16; Colossians 2:13-17

(“once saved, always saved” – see apostasy)

(one church – see unity)

(original sin – see inherited sin)

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PARENTS – duty to children: Psalm 127:3-5; 128:3-5; Proverbs 22:6; Ephesians 6:4; Titus 2:4

PARTIALITY – favoritism, respect of persons, racism: John 4:9; Luke 10:25-37; James 2:1-13; 3:9; Genesis 1:26,27; 5:1-3; 9:6; Acts 10:15,28,34,35; Romans 2:4-11; 1:16; 10:11-13; Galatians 3:28; 2:11-14; 6:15; Colossians 3:11

PEACE between men: Matthew 5:9; James 3:13-18; Romans 12:18; 14:19; Genesis 13:8; Proverbs 20:3; Psalm 133:1; 1 Thessalonians 5:13; Ephesians 4:2-6; Galatians 5:19-21

PERSECUTION - suffering it: Matthew 5:10-12; 13:21; John 15:20; 16:33; Acts 14:22; Romans 5:3; 8:17-39; 2 Corinthians 1:4-10; 4:17; 7:4; 2 Timothy 3:12; Hebrews 10:32-36; 1 Peter 2:19-23; 3:14-18; 4:1,15-19; 5:10

PLEASING PEOPLE above God:: John 12:42,43; 5:44; Galatians 1:10; Matthew 6:1-18; 10:34-37; 23:5; 2 Corinthians 10:12,18; 1 Thessalonians 2:4::

(postpone – see promptness)

PRAYER – God answers it: 1 John 5:14,15; 3:21,22; James 5:16; Matthew 7:7-11; 18:19; 1 Peter 5:7; John 14:13,14; cf. 1 Samuel 1:10-28; 7:5-11; 2 Kings 20:1-7; 2 Chronicles 7:11-14

PRAYER – importance of: Acts 2:42; 6:4; Luke 18:1; Ephesians 6:18; Colossians 1:3; 4:2,3; I Thessalonians 5:17

PRAYER – obedience needed for God to answer: James 5:16; I John 3:22; Proverbs 28:9; 15:8,29; Psalm 66:18; Isaiah 1:15-17; 59:1,2

PREACHER SUPPORT: 1 Cor. 9:4-14; 2 Cor. 11:7-9; Phil. 4:14-18; 1 Tim. 5:18; Luke 10:7

PRIDE (see also meekness): Romans 12:3-5; Philippians 2:2-5; Proverbs 6:16-19; 16:5,18; 13:10; 1 John 2:15-17; Romans 1:30,32; James 4:6; 1 Peter 5:5; 1 Corinthians 13:4,5; 2 Timothy 3:2; Luke 14:7-11; Galatians 6:1; Colossians 3:12,13

PRIORITIES (see also spiritual, zeal): Matthew 6:19-33; 10:34- 39; 16:24-27; Romans 12:1,2; John 6:27,63; Luke 12:15-21; 1 Timothy 4:8; 6:6-19; 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

(profanity – see speech)

PROMISES – keeping them: James 5:12,4; Romans 1:31,32; Matthew 7:12; Numbers 30:1,2; Proverbs 20:25; Ecclesiastes 5:2-6; Genesis 29:18-28; Malachi 2:13-16; Psalms 37:21

PROMPT obedience: 2 Corinthians 6:2; Psalm 119:60; Jeremiah 8:20; Acts 22:16; 1 Kings 18:21; James 4:13,14; Luke 12:15-21; Proverbs 27:1

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(racism, see partiality)

REBELLION against God's will (see also rejecting God's will): 1 Samuel 15:22; Ezekiel 2:3-7; 3:9; 12:1,2; Daniel 9:5,6; Isaiah 65:2; Deuteronomy 9:23,24

REBUKE – examples of it: Matthew 15:1-14; 22:23-33; chap. 23; John 8:31-47,55; 7:7; Matthew 3:2-10; 14:1-11; Acts 2:14-41; 4:8-12; 5:27-33; 6:9; 7:51-54; 18:24-26,28; 17:1-3; 13:8-11; 15:2-7; Galatians 2:11-14; 1 Timothy 1:19,20; 2 Timothy 1:15; 2:17,18; 3:1-9; 4:10,14f

REBUKE – heeding it: Matthew 5:23,24; 18:15-17; Hebrews 12:5-15; 13:22; Proverbs 15:31,32; 13:18; 18:13; 10:17; 29:1; 19:20; 1 Peter 3:15; John 3:19-21

REBUKE – need for it (see also edify; see also hating sin): Revelation 3:19; Galatians 6:1,2; James 5:19,20; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; Ephesians 5:11; 2 Timothy 4:2-4

REJECTING God's will (see also rebellion): Luke 10:16; 7:30; 1 Sam. 15:23; John 12:48; 1 Thess. 4:8; Mark 7:7-13; 2 Sam. 12:7-10; Num. 15:27-31

(rejecting truth – see honest)

REPENT in conversion: Luke 13:3,5; 24:47; Acts 17:30; Matthew 21:28-32; Acts 2:38; 3:19; 5:31; 20:21; 2 Peter 3:9; 2 Corinthians 7:10

(repentance of erring members - see erring members)

REPUTATION (see also influence): Proverbs 22:1; Romans 12:17; 2 Corinthians 8:20,21; 6:3; 1 Peter 3:15,16; 2:11-15; Romans 2:23,24; Philippians 2:15,16; 1 Timothy 6:1; 2 Samuel 12:14; 2 Peter 2:2

(resisting temptation & Satan - see temptation)

(respect of persons - see partiality)

RESTITUTION (see also repent, confess): Ezekiel 33:14,15; Leviticus 6:1-5; Ezra 10:3,11,17,19,44; Matthew 21:28-31; Luke 19:8; Philemon 10-14,18,19

RESURRECTION of Jesus: Romans 1:4; 10:9,10; 6:4-13; 1 Corinthians 6:14; 15:1-26; Luke 24:44-46; John 20:24-31; Acts 2:23-36; 17:30,31; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 1 Peter 1:3,4; 3:21; 2 Corinthians 5:15; Ephesians 1:19,20; Colossians 2:12,13

RESURRECTION of man: Acts 24:15; Luke 20:27-39; John 6:40-45; 5:21-29; 1 Corinthians 15:12-58; 6:14; 2 Corinthians 4:14; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

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(salvation offered to all – see universal)

SALVATION – things essential to: Ephesians 1:7; 1 Corinthians 15:17; Romans 1:16; Acts 11:14; 1 Corinthians 16:22; Romans 8:24; 10:9,10; 2 Corinthians 7:10; Hebrews 5:9; Mark 16:16; Matthew 10:22; Acts 2:47

SCRIPTURAL REASONING (“necessary inferences”) as authority: Isaiah 1:18; 1 Peter 3:15; Acts 17:2-4; 18:4; 19:8,9; 28:23; 2:27-32,36; 11:1-18 (10:9-35,44-48); 15:17-19; Hebrews 5:14; 7:11-15; Matthew 22:41-46; 4:4,7,10; 16:5-12; Mark 12:24-27; 1 Corinthians 15:12-19; John 9:29-34

(second coming – see judgment day)

(servants – see employees)

(sin - see rebellion and rejecting God's will)

(sin - success in overcoming - see temptation)

SINGING in worship: Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16; 1 Corinthians 14:15; Romans 15:9; Hebrews 2:12; James 5:13; Acts 16:25; Matthew 26:30

(slander – see speech)

SPEECH – cursing, profanity: James 3:9-12; Luke 6:27,28; Romans 12:14,17-21; Exodus 20:7; Psalm 111:9; Matthew 6:9; 1 Timothy 1:9-11; Mark 7:20-23 (lasciviousness); Ephesians 4:29; 5:4

(speech, lying – see lying)

SPEECH – slander: Psalm 101:5; 1 Corinthians 6:9,10; 5:11; Proverbs 16:28; 26:20; 11:9; Romans 1:30,32; Titus 3:2; 2:3; 1 Peter 2:1,23; 3:9; 2 Timothy 3:3; Exodus 23:1; Psalm 41:5-7; 3 John 9,10; 1 Timothy 6:3,4; 5:13; 2 Thessalonians 3:11; Leviticus 19:16

SPEECH - general: 1 Peter 2:1; Matthew 12:34-37; Ephesians 4:29; James 3:2-8; 1:26; Colossians 4:6; Psalm 141:3; Proverbs 18:21

SPIRITUAL EMPHASIS (see also priorities): Matthew 6:19-34; 10:28,37; 16:24-27; Mark 10:29,30; Luke 10:38-42; 12:15-21; 14:26-33; 18:22-24; John 6:27,63; Romans 2:28,29; 8:1-14; 12:1,2; Galatians 2:20; 5:16-26; 6:7-9; Colossians 3:1-3; 1 Timothy 4:8; 6:6-11,17-19; Hebrews 11:13-16,24-26; James 4:4,13-15; 1 Peter 3:3,4; 1 John 2:15-17; 2 Corinthians 8:5; 10:3,4

(sprinkling/pouring – see baptism)

STEALING: Romans 13:6-10; Ephesians 4:28; 1 Corinthians 6:9,10; Exodus 20:15; Isaiah 6:18; 1 Peter 4:15,16; Titus 2:9,10; Matthew 15:19,20; Psalm 37:21; Ezekiel 33:15

STUBBORNNESS: 1 Samuel 15:22; Psalm 78:8,10; Ezekiel 3:7-9; Jeremiah 7:23-26; Exodus 8:15,32; Zechariah 7:11-13; 2 Kings 17:14,18; 2 Peter 2:10; Titus 1:7; Hebrews 3:7-13; 4:7-11; 10:23-31; Acts 7:51; Ephesians 4:18,19; Romans 2:5

(study – see knowledge and hear the gospel)

(suffering - see persecution, troubles)

SUICIDE examples (see also murder): Judges 9:50-57 (Abimelech), I Samuel 31:3-6 (King Saul), 2 Samuel 17:23 (Ahithophel), I Kings 16:18 (Zimri), Matthew 27:3-5 (Judas Iscariot), Acts 16:27,28 (Philippian Jailer almost committed suicide). Note that all instances were people not faithful to God.

T

TEACH all God's word: Acts 20:20,27; 3:22,23; 10:33; 5:20 Matthew 4:4 28:20

TEACHERS – all should be: Acts 8:1,4; Galatians 6:1; 2 Timothy 2:2,24-26; Hebrews 3:12-14; 5:12-14; 10:24; James 5:19,20; 1 Peter 3:15

TEMPTATION – avoiding (see also influence): Proverbs 4:23; 6:27; 13:20; 22:3; Matthew 5:8; 6:13; 18:8,9; Romans 13:14; 1 Corinthians 15:33; Genesis 39:7-12

TEMPTATION - overcoming it: 1 Peter 5:8,9; Ephesians 6:10-18; Philippians 4:13; 1 Corinthians 10:13; James 4:7

THANKFULNESS: 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Ephesians 5:20; Colossians 2:7; 1:12-14; Philippians 4:6-8; 2 Thessalonians 1:3,4; Matthew 15:36; Luke 17:12-18; 2 Corinthians 1:3-11; Romans 1:20-23

TITLES for preachers: Matthew 23:9; Psalm 111:9

(tongue – see speech)

TROUBLES - help given by God and church (see also persecution): Job 1:20,21; James 5:13; Ecclesiastes 4:9-12; Galatians 6:2; Acts 4:21-24; 2 Corinthians 1:3-11; Hebrews 13:5,6; Romans 15:4; Philippians 4:6,7; 1 Corinthians 12:26; 1 Thessalonians 5:11

TRUTH – spiritual: Psalm 19:7-11; 25:4,5; 119:47,48,97,140-143,151; Proverbs 23:23; John 1:14,17; 8:32-36; 14:6; 16:13; 17:17; Romans 2:6-11; Ephesians 1:13; 4:14-16; 2 Thessalonians 2:10-12; 1 Timothy 3:15; 4:1-3; 2 Timothy 2:15,25,26; 4:2-4; 1 Peter 1:22,23

U

(understanding Bible - see Bible - understandable)

UNITY – one church (see also division): John 17:20-23; Ephesians 4:3-6; 1:22,23; 5:22-25; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13; 12:20

UNIVERSAL – salvation offered to all: Mark 16:15,16; Luke 24:47; Titus 2:11; 1 Timothy 2:4,6; 2 Peter 3:9; Hebrews 2:9; John 3:16; Acts 10:34,35; Matthew 11:28; Luke 2:10

V

VENGEANCE – evil for evil: Luke 6:27,28,31-33; Matthew 5:21,22,38ff; Romans 12:17-21; Leviticus 19:17,18; 1 Peter 2:21-23; 3:8,9; Luke 23:34; Acts 7:60; Proverbs 24:29

VICTORY of Jesus over Satan: Hebrews 2:9-13; John 16:33; Luke 11:21,22; Revelation 6:2; 19:11-16; 12:10,11; 17:14

VICTORY of Christians through Christ: 2 Corinthians 2:14; James 1:12; Romans 8:31,35-39; Ephesians 6:10-18; Philippians 4:13; 1 John 4:4; 5:3-5; Revelation 2:10; 3:5; 1 Corinthians 9:24,25; 2 Timothy 4:7,8

W

WARFARE, spiritual: 1 Timothy 1:18; 6:12; 2 Corinthians 10:4,5; 2 Timothy 2:3,4; 4:7; Ephesians 6:10-18

WEARINESS, fainting: Galatians 6:9; 2 Corinthians 4:1,16; 2 Thessalonians 3:13; Luke 18:1; Ephesians 3:13; Hebrews 12:3-11; Proverbs 24:10

WIFE as homemaker (see also man): 1 Timothy 5:9,10,14; Titus 2:5; Psalm 113:9; Proverbs 31:10-31; 7:11,12

WITCHCRAFT & the occult: Deuteronomy 18:9-14; Leviticus 19:31: 20:6,27; Exodus 7:11,22; 8:7,18,19; Isaiah 8:19,20; Daniel 1:20; 2:1-13,27f; Galatians 5:19-21; Revelation 21:8; 22:15; Acts 8:9-13; 19:18-20; 13:4-12

WITNESSES – plural witnesses needed to establish historic fact: Matthew 18:16; John 8:17; 2 Corinthians 13:1; 1 Timothy 5:19; Hebrews 10:28; Deuteronomy 19:15

WOMEN as teachers: Titus 2:3,4; Proverbs 31:1; 1:8; 2 Timothy 1:5; Acts 18:26; 2:17; 21:9; John 4:28-30,39,42; 1 Corinthians 14:34,35; 1 Timothy 2:11,12

(word, keeping it – see promises)

WORK of the church: 1 Thessalonians 1:8; Acts 11:26; Philippians 4:14-18; 1 Timothy 3:15; Ephesians 4:15,16; 1 Corinthians 14:15,19,23-26; 16:1,2; 11:17-34; 2 Corinthians 8&9; Acts 4:32-35

WORLD (evil): 1 John 2:15-17; James 4:4; 1:27; Romans 12:2; Titus 2:12; 2 Peter 1:4; 2:20; Ephesians 2:2; Matthew 13:22; 1 Corinthians 1:20; 2 Corinthians 4:4; Galatians 1:4

(worship - see specific acts: prayer, singing, Lord's supper, giving, attendance, etc.)

WORSHIP from sinners, not accepted: 1 Samuel 15:22; Psalm 51:16,17; 69:18; Proverbs 21:3,13; 28:9; 15:8,29; 1:24-29; Isaiah 1:11-17; 59:1,2; 58:1-9; Jeremiah 7:22-26; 6:20; 14:10-12; 11:9-14; Micah 3:4; 6:6-8; Ecclesiastes 5:1; Hosea 6:4-9; Matt. 5:24; 9:13; 12:7; Mark 12:33; Ezek. 8:17,18; Zech. 7:11-13; 1 Peter 3:12; John 9:31; Lam. 3:1,8

WRATH of God: Romans 1:18; 2:5-11; 5:6-11; Ephesians 5:6; 2 Thessalonians 1:8-10; Colossians 3:6

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ZEAL, diligence (see also priority): Romans 12:1,2; Matthew 6:19-33; 16:24-27; 1 Corinthians 6:19,20; 15:58; 2 Corinthians 8:5; 5:14,15; Galatians 2:20; Luke 14:25-33

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