Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,
Believe in me, all ye that labour under oppression, and I will give you relief.
yet you will not come to me, that ye may have life.
all those whom my father gives me, shall come to me; and I will not reject any that come to me.
for as the father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the son, to have life in himself;
as the father who is the source of life hath sent me, and I live by the father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.
Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me shall live even though he were dead:
Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man can come to the father, but by me.
for if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his son: much more being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.
Christ is your life, and when he shall appear, then shall you also appear with him in glory.
Jesus reply'd, did ye never read in the scriptures, " that very stone which the builders rejected, is become the principal stone of the angle, this the Lord effected, and it is marvellous in our eyes."
have you not read, said he, this passage of scripture, "the stone which the builders rejected, is become the principal stone of the angle.
then Jesus looking upon them, said, what is the meaning then of that expression, "the stone, which the builders rejected, is become the chief stone of the angle."
this is the stone which was rejected by you builders, but is become the chief of the angle.
"behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew justice to the nations.
1 Peter 2:7
trusts thereon shall not be confounded. it will prove an honour to you, who believe; but to the incredulous, the same stone, which is the chief of the angle,
1 Peter 1:7
that your faith being put to a more advantageous proof, than that of gold, which loses by the essay, may redound to your praise and highest honour at the appearance of Jesus Christ:
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter the servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who equally share with us in the advantages of faith, thro' the veracity of our God, and of Jesus Christ.
now I tell you, that the work now in hand, is of greater consequence than that of the temple.