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?
Therefore it will happen that, when the Lord has performed his whole work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the willful proud heart of the king of Assyria, and the insolence of his haughty looks.
For, behold, I begin to work evil at the city which is called by my name; and should you be utterly unpunished? You shall not be unpunished; for I will call for a sword on all the inhabitants of the earth, says Yahweh of Armies.
For thus says Yahweh: Behold, they to whom it didn't pertain to drink of the cup shall certainly drink; and are you he who shall altogether go unpunished? You shall not go unpunished, but you shall surely drink.
kill utterly the old man, the young man and the virgin, and little children and women; but don't come near any man on whom is the mark: and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the old men that were before the house.
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 perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says Yahweh of Armies.
Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.
That servant, who knew his lord's will, and didn't prepare, nor do what he wanted, will be beaten with many stripes,
For if they do these things in the green tree, what will be done in the dry?"
Then he began to denounce the cities in which most of his mighty works had been done, because they didn't repent.
I tell you, it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom than for that city.
For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense;
to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better than that of Abel.