Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
1 Peter 5:8
Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour.
And if those days had not been cut short, no one would escape; but for the sake of God's own People those days will be cut short.
and but for the fact that the Lord has cut short those days, no one would escape; but for the sake of His own People whom He has chosen for Himself He has cut short the days.
For if they are doing these things in the case of the green tree, what will be done in that of the dry?"
Everywhere they strengthened the disciples by encouraging them to hold fast to the faith, and warned them saying, "It is through many afflictions that we must make our way into the Kingdom of God."
and he said, "'Dismiss all fear, Paul, for you must stand before Caesar; and God has granted you the lives of all who are sailing with you.'
1 Corinthians 10:12
So then let him who thinks he is standing securely beware of falling.
Therefore let us be on our guard lest perhaps, while He still leaves us a promise of being admitted to His rest, some one of you should be found to have fallen short of it.
But it is by faith that My righteous servant shall live; and if he shrinks back, My soul takes no pleasure in him."
For God's anger is being revealed from Heaven against all impiety and against the iniquity of men who through iniquity suppress the truth. God is angry:
For already, while we were still helpless, Christ at the right moment died for the ungodly.
2 Peter 2:5
And He did not spare the ancient world, although He preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when He brought a deluge on the world of the ungodly.
2 Peter 3:7
But the present heavens and the present earth are, by the command of the same God, kept stored up, reserved for fire in preparation for a day of judgement and of destruction for the ungodly.
and to convict all the ungodly of all the ungodly deeds which in their ungodliness they have committed, and of all the hard words which they, ungodly sinners as they are, have spoken against Him."
Now the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners were everywhere in the habit of coming close to Him to listen to Him;
But God gives proof of His love to us in Christ's dying for us while we were still sinners.