Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:

Revellings

Bible References

The time

Ezekiel 44:6
and say to the rebellious, to the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you of all your abominations, O house of Israel,
Ezekiel 45:9
Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel! Put away violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice; take off your exactions from my people, saith the Lord Jehovah.
Acts 17:30
God therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, now enjoins men that they shall all everywhere repent,
Romans 8:12
So then, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to flesh;
1 Corinthians 6:11
And these things were some of you; but ye have been washed, but ye have been sanctified, but ye have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

To have

1 Peter 1:14
as children of obedience, not conformed to your former lusts in your ignorance;
Deuteronomy 12:30
take heed to thyself that thou be not ensnared to follow after them, after that they are destroyed from before thee; and that thou inquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.
Romans 1:20
for from the world's creation the invisible things of him are perceived, being apprehended by the mind through the things that are made, both his eternal power and divinity, so as to render them inexcusable.
Ephesians 2:2
in which ye once walked according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience:
Ephesians 4:17
This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye should no longer walk as the rest of the nations walk in the vanity of their mind,
1 Thessalonians 4:5
(not in passionate desire, even as the nations who know not God,)
Titus 3:3
For we were once ourselves also without intelligence, disobedient, wandering in error, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

Lasciviousness

Mark 7:22
thefts, covetousness, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, a wicked eye, injurious language, haughtiness, folly;
2 Corinthians 12:21
lest my God should humble me as to you when I come again, and that I shall grieve over many of those who have sinned before, and have not repented as to the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have practised.
Galatians 5:19
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,
Ephesians 4:19
who having cast off all feeling, have given themselves up to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greedy unsatisfied lust.
Jude 1:4
For certain men have got in unnoticed, they who of old were marked out beforehand to this sentence, ungodly persons, turning the grace of our God into dissoluteness, and denying our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.

Excess

2 Samuel 13:28
And Absalom commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, Smite Amnon; then slay him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.
Proverbs 23:29
Who hath woe? Who hath sorrow? Who contentions? Who complaining? Who wounds without cause? Who redness of eyes?
Isaiah 5:11
Woe unto them that, rising early in the morning, run after strong drink; that linger till twilight, till wine inflameth them!
Isaiah 28:7
But these also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are they gone astray. The priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are overpowered by wine, they are gone astray through strong drink; they have erred in vision, they have stumbled in judgment.
Ephesians 5:18
And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,

Revellings

Galatians 5:21
envyings, murders, drunkennesses, revels, and things like these; as to which I tell you beforehand, even as I also have said before, that they who do such things shall not inherit God's kingdom.

General references

Leviticus 13:23
But if the bright spot have remained in its place, and have not spread, it is the scar of the boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
Deuteronomy 27:10
And thou shalt hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do his commandments and his statutes, which I command thee this day.
Isaiah 32:16
And judgment shall inhabit the wilderness, and righteousness dwell in the fruitful field.
Colossians 3:7
In which ye also once walked when ye lived in these things.