Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which vail is done away in Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:3
If the meaning of my preaching of the good news is veiled at all, it is so only in the case of those who are on the way to destruction.
but if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be dark. If, therefore, your very light is darkness, how deep the darkness will be!
He answered, "You are permitted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but they are not.
And Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge men, that those who cannot see may see, and that those who can see may become blind."
"He has made their eyes blind and their minds dull, To keep them from seeing with their eyes, and understanding with their minds, And turning to me to be cured."
" 'Go to this Nation and say to them, "You will listen, and listen, and never understand, And you will look, and look, and never see!
What follows? Israel failed to get what it sought, but those whom God selected got it.
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in my heart, to give me the light of the knowledge of God's glory, that is on the face of Christ.
Jesus answered, "Blessed are you, Simon, son of Jonah, for human nature has not disclosed this to you, but my Father in heaven!
And he took the Twelve aside and said to them, "See! we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything written in the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled.
Then he said to them, "How foolish you are and how slow to believe all that the prophets have said!
Then Jesus spoke to them again and said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not have to walk in darkness but will have the light of life."
I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me may have to remain in darkness.
One of our hearers was a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple goods, from the town of Thyatira. She was a believer in God, and the Lord touched her heart, and led her to accept Paul's teaching.
to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that they may have their sins forgiven and have a place among those who are consecrated through faith in me.'
The God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, grant you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation through the knowledge of himself,