Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

From the beginning

Bible References


Genesis 19:14
So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were going to marry his daughters. “Get up,” he said. “Get out of this place, for the Lord is about to destroy the city!” But his sons-in-law thought he was joking.
Ecclesiastes 1:9
What has been is what will be,
and what has been done is what will be done;
there is nothing new under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 8:11
Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, the heart of people is filled with the desire to commit crime.
Isaiah 5:18
Woe to those who drag wickedness
with cords of deceit
and pull sin along with cart ropes,
Jeremiah 5:12
They have contradicted the Lord
and insisted, “It won’t happen.
Harm won’t come to us;
we won’t see sword or famine.”
Jeremiah 17:15
Hear how they keep challenging me,
“Where is the word of the Lord?
Let it come!”
Ezekiel 12:22
“Son of man, what is this proverb you people have about the land of Israel, which goes:

The days keep passing by,
and every vision fails?
Malachi 2:17
You have wearied the Lord with your words.

Yet you ask, “How have we wearied Him?”

When you say, “Everyone who does what is evil is good in the Lord’s sight, and He is pleased with them,” or “Where is the God of justice?”
Matthew 24:28
Wherever the carcass is, there the vultures will gather.
Luke 12:45
But if that slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delaying his coming,’ and starts to beat the male and female slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

From the beginning

Mark 13:19
For those will be days of tribulation, the kind that hasn’t been from the beginning of the world, which God created, until now and never will be again!
Revelation 3:14
“Write to the angel of the church in Laodicea:

“The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Originator of God’s creation says:

General references

Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for your own benefit;
if you mock, you alone will bear the consequences.”
Jeremiah 17:15
Hear how they keep challenging me,
“Where is the word of the Lord?
Let it come!”
Zechariah 1:5
“Where are your ancestors now? And do the prophets live forever?

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