Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
"Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel," he said, "Because He has not forgotten His people but has effected redemption for them,
For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
"I am the Way," replied Jesus, "and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
"You are the heirs of the Prophets, and of the Covenant which God made with your forefathers when He said to Abraham, 'And through your posterity all the families of the world shall be blessed.'
And we bring you the Good News about the promise made to our forefathers,
For the wages paid by Sin are death; but God's free gift is the Life of the Ages bestowed upon us in Christ Jesus our Lord.
My meaning is that Christ has become a servant to the people of Israel in vindication of God's truthfulness-- in showing how sure are the promises made to our forefathers--
(Now the promises were given to Abraham and to his seed. God did not say 'and to seeds,' as if speaking of many, but 'and to your seed,' since He spoke of only one--and this is Christ.)
so that you may not become half-hearted, but be imitators of those who through faith and patient endurance are now heirs to the promises.
But, in this instance, one who does not trace his origin from them takes tithes from Abraham, and pronounces a blessing on him to whom the promises belong.
For their efficacy depends only on meats and drinks and various washings, ceremonies pertaining to the body and imposed until a time of reformation.
All these died in the possession of faith. They had not received the promised blessings, but had seen them from a distance and had greeted them, and had acknowledged themselves to be foreigners and strangers here on earth;
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and to-day--yes, and to the ages to come.
1 John 2:24
As for you, let the teaching which you have received from the very beginning continue in your hearts. If that teaching does continue in your hearts, you also will continue to be in union with the Son and with the Father.
1 John 5:11
And that testimony is to the effect that God has given us the Life of the Ages, and that this Life is in His Son.
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God who said, "Out of darkness let light shine," is He who has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory, which is radiant on the face of Christ.
and bring us not into temptation, but rescue us from the Evil one.'
"Glory be to God in the highest Heavens, And on earth peace among men who please Him!"
For the universe owes its origin to Him, was created by Him, and has its aim and purpose in Him. To Him be the glory throughout the Ages! Amen.
Habitually therefore give one another a friendly reception, just as Christ also has received you, and thus promote the glory of God.
to the praise of the splendour of His grace with which He has enriched us in the beloved One.
in order that, by His goodness to us in Christ Jesus, He might display in the Ages to come the transcendent riches of His grace.
To me who am less than the least of all God's people has this work been graciously entrusted--to proclaim to the Gentiles the Good News of the exhaustless wealth of Christ,
to whom it was His will to make known how vast a wealth of glory for the Gentile world is implied in this truth--the truth that 'Christ is in you, the hope of glory.'
2 Thessalonians 1:10
when He comes on that day to be glorified in His people and to be wondered at among all who have believed, including you--because you believed the testimony which we brought for your acceptance.
1 Peter 1:12
To them it was revealed that they were serving not themselves but you, when they foretold the very things which have now been openly declared to you by those who, having been taught by the Holy Spirit which had been sent from Heaven, brought you the Good News. Angels long to stoop and look into these things.
"Even so!" they cried: "The blessing and the glory and the wisdom and the thanks and the honor and the power and the might are to be ascribed to our God, until the Ages of the Ages! Even so!"