Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus.
Men, brethren, it is permitted to speak with freedom of speech to you of the patriarch David, for he died and was buried, and his tomb is with us even till this day.
And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye: The God of glory was sent to our father Abraham, being in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,
And after reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, Men, brethren, if the word of encouragement is in you to the people, speak.
And much discussion having been, Peter having risen up, said to them, Men, brethren, ye know that from ancient days God chose among us, through my month for the nations to hear the word of good news, and believe.
Men, brethren, and fathers, hear my defence to you.
And Paul, having looked intently to the council, said, Men, brethren, I have lived as a citizen in all good conscience to God till this day.
And it was after three days Paul called together them being first of the Jews: and they having come together, he said to them, Men, brethren, I having done nothing against the people, or customs of the fathers, I was delivered in bonds from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
This one, surrendered by the fixed counsel and foreknowledge of God, having taken by lawless hands, having fastened, ye slew:
For they dwelling in Jerusalem, and their rulers, not having known him, and the voices of the prophets which being read in every sabbath, having judged, they filled up.
How then would the writings be filled up, that so it must be?
If he called them gods, to whom the word of God came, and the writing cannot be loosed;
That the word of Esaias the prophet might be completed, which he spake, Lord, who believed our report? and to whom was the arm of the Lord revealed?
After this, Jesus knowing that all things were already completed, that the writing might be finished, says, I thirst.
Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God swore with an oath to him, of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, to raise up Christ to sit upon his throne:
Having said by the mouth of David thy servant, That why were the nations insolent, and did the people practise vain things
And being at variance with one another, they were let go, Paul having said one word, That well spake the Holy Spirit by Esaias the prophet to our fathers,
2 Samuel 23:2
The spirit of Jehovah spake in me, and his word upon my tongue.
For David himself said in the Holy Spirit, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit from my right hand, till I set thine enemies the footstool of thy feet.
Wherefore (as the Holy Spirit says, If to day ye hear his voice,
1 Peter 1:11
Searching for whom or what time the Spirit of Christ which in them manifested, testifying beforehand the sufferings to Christ, and the glories after these.
2 Peter 2:21
For it was better for them not to have known the way of justice, than, having known, to turn back from the holy command delivererd to them.
Also the man of my peace whom I trusted in him, eating my bread, magnified the heel against me.
For not the enemy will reproach me, and I will bear: not he hating me magnified against me; and I will hide from him.
And he yet speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great crowd, with swords, and sticks, from the chief priests, and the more ancient of the people.
I say not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the writing might be completed, He chewing bread with me lifted up his heel against me.
And Judas also knew the place, he delivering him up: for Jesus was many times gathered there with his disciples.