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?
For this cause it will be that, when the purpose of the Lord against Mount Zion and Jerusalem is complete, I will send punishment on the pride of the heart of the king of Assyria, and on the glory of his uplifted eyes.
For see, I am starting to send evil on the town which is named by my name, and are you to be without any punishment? You will not be without punishment: for I will send a sword on all people living on the earth, says the Lord of armies.
For the Lord has said, Those for whom the cup was not made ready will certainly be forced to take of it; and are you to go without punishment? you will not be without punishment, but will certainly be forced to take from the cup.
Give up to destruction old men and young men and virgins, little children and women: but do not come near any man who has the mark on him: and make a start at my holy place. So they made a start with the old men who were before the house.
And I will come near to you for judging; I will quickly be a witness against the wonder-workers, against those who have been untrue in married life, against those who take false oaths; against those who keep back from the servant his payment, and who are hard on the widow and the child without a father, who do not give his rights to the man from a strange country, and have no fear of me, says the Lord of armies.
And say not to yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; because I say to you that God is able from these stones to make children for Abraham.
And the servant who had knowledge of his lord's desires and was not ready for him and did not do as he was ordered, will be given a great number of blows;
For if they do these things when the tree is green, what will they do when it is dry?
Then he went on to say hard things to the towns where most of his works of power were done, because they had not been turned from their sins.
I say to you, It will be better in that day for Sodom than for that town.
Because if the word which came through the angels was fixed, and in the past every evil act against God's orders was given its full punishment;
And to Jesus by whom the new agreement has been made between God and man, and to the sign of the blood which says better things than Abel's blood.