Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

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1 Corinthians 10:11
All this kept happening to them with a figurative meaning; but it was put on record by way of admonition to us upon whom the ends of the Ages have come.
Hebrews 4:11
Let it then be our earnest endeavour to be admitted to that rest, so that no one may perish through following the same example of unbelief.
2 Peter 2:6
He reduced to ashes the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, and condemned them to overthrow, making them an example to people who might in future be living godless lives.
Jude 1:7
So also Sodom and Gomorrah--and the neighboring towns in the same manner--having been guilty of gross fornication and having gone astray in pursuit of unnatural vice, are now before us as a specimen of the fire of the Ages in the punishment which they are undergoing.

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Romans 5:14
Yet Death reigned as king from Adam to Moses even over those who had not sinned, as Adam did, against Law. And in Adam we have a type of Him whose coming was still future.
Hebrews 9:24
For not into a Holy place built by men's hands--a mere copy of the reality--did Christ enter, but He entered Heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf.
1 Peter 3:21
And, corresponding to that figure, the water of baptism now saves you--not the washing off of material defilement, but the craving of a good conscience after God--through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

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Romans 4:23
Nor was the fact of its being placed to his credit put on record for his sake only;