Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.
Even all nations shall say, Why has the LORD done thus unto this land? what does the heat of this great anger mean?
[A maschil of Asaph.] O God, why have you cast us off forever? why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?
Thus says the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have you sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.
Why have we fasted, they say, and you see not? why have we afflicted our soul, and you take no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast you find pleasure, and exploit all your laborers.
1 Samuel 14:18
And Saul said unto Ahijah, Bring here the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.
And Moses sent them to the war, a thousand of every tribe, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war, with the holy instruments, and the trumpets to blow in his hand.
And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: and the seventh day you shall march around the city seven times, and the priests shall blow with the trumpets.
2 Samuel 15:25
And the king said unto Zadok, Carry back the ark of God into the city: if I shall find favor in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me again, and show me both it, and his habitation:
To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? says the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of male goats.
Trust you not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.
And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
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Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.
I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not take delight in your solemn assemblies.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.
For he is not a Jew, who is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:
1 Corinthians 10:1
Moreover, brethren, I want not that you should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;
2 Timothy 3:5
Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
1 Peter 3:21
The like figure unto which even baptism does also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:
I will therefore put you in remembrance, though you once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not.