Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
Wherefore it shall come to pass, that, when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.
For, lo, I begin to work evil at the city which is called by my name; and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished; for I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith Jehovah of hosts.
For thus saith Jehovah: Behold, they to whom it pertained not to drink of the cup shall assuredly drink; and art thou he that shall altogether go unpunished? thou shalt not go unpunished, but thou shalt surely drink.
slay utterly the old man, the young man and the virgin, and little children and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark: and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the old men that were before the house.
And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right , and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.
and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
And that servant, who knew his lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, shall be beaten with many'stripes ;
For if they do these things in the green tree, what shall be done in the dry?
Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not.
I say unto you, it shall be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.
For if the word spoken through angels proved stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward;
and to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaketh better than that of Abel.