Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
Now a certain man was in Caesarea, Cornelius by name, a centurion of the band called Italian,
having hope toward God, which they themselves also await, to come to be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
Who is wise, that he may understand these things, prudent, that he may know them? For the ways of LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them. But transgressors shall fall therein.
Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright in him. (But the righteous man shall live by his faith.
But Joseph her husband, being a righteous man, and not wanting to expose her to public disgrace, intended to dismiss her privately.
for Herod feared John, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man, and he protected him. And having heard of him--the many things he was doing--he even heard of him gladly.
And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. And this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the encouragement of Israel, and Holy Spirit was upon him.
And behold a man named Joseph, a council member, being a good and righteous man
For the righteousness of God is revealed in it from faith for faith, just as it is written, And the righteous man will live from faith.
But the righteous man will live from faith, and if he should withdraw, my soul is not pleased with him.
to a festal gathering and assembly of firstborn sons who were enrolled in the heavens, and to God, a Judge of all, and to spirits of righteous men who were made fully perfect,
Therefore, brothers, seek ye out seven men from you being well reported, full of Holy Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this need.
And a certain Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good report by all the Jews who dwell there,
And when they came to Jesus they urged him earnestly, saying, He is worthy for whom thou may offer this,
1 Timothy 3:7
And he must also have good testimony from those outside, lest he may fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
For by this the ancients were well reported.
3 John 1:12
Demetrius has been testified by all, and by the truth itself. But we also testify, and ye know that our testimony is true.
This man lodges with a certain Simon, a tanner, whose house is beside the seaside.
who will speak sayings to thee, by which thou will be saved, thou and all thy house.
Truly, truly, I say to you, that he who hears my word, and believes him who sent me, has eternal life. And he does not come into condemnation, but has passed from death into life.
It is the spirit that makes alive. The flesh benefits nothing. The sayings that I speak to you are spirit, are life.
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives any man whomever I may send, receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.
Because the sayings that thou gave to me, I gave to them. And they received them, and knew truly that I came forth from thee, and they believed that thou sent me.
So faith is from hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
2 Corinthians 5:18
And all things are from God who reconciled us to himself through Jesus Christ, and who gave to us the ministry of reconciliation.
2 Peter 3:2
to remember the sayings that were earlier spoken by the holy prophets, and of the command of your apostles of the Lord and Savior.