Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe, though a man declare it unto you.
The Pharisees, who were avaricious, heard all this, and they ridiculed him.
while the people stood looking on. Even the leading councilors jeered at him, and said, "He has saved others, let him save himself, if he is really God's Christ, his Chosen One!"
Anyone who breaks the Law of Moses is put to death without any show of pity, on the evidence of only two or three witnesses.
For these are the orders the Lord has given us: " 'I have made you a light for the heathen, To be the means of salvation to the very ends of the earth!' "
Anyone that will not listen to that prophet will be annihilated from among the people.'
for we have heard him say that Jesus of Nazareth will tear this place down and change the customs that have been handed down to us by Moses."
But he said to me, 'Go! I will send you far away to the heathen.' "
When Jesus heard this he was astonished, and said to his followers, "I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such faith as this.
They said to him, "He will put the wretches to a miserable death, and let the vineyard to other tenants who will give him his share of the vintage when it is due."
This made the king angry, and he sent his troops and put those murderers to death and burned their city.
This is why I am going to send you prophets, wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and hunt from one town to another;
and said, "If you yourself only knew today the conditions of peace! But as it is, they are hidden from you.
But when you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies, then you must understand that her devastation is at hand.
What follows? Israel failed to get what it sought, but those whom God selected got it.
and how the secret was made known to me by revelation, as I have just briefly written.
1 Thessalonians 2:16
try to keep us from speaking to the heathen so that they may be saved, so as always to fill up the measure of their sins. But God's wrath has overtaken them at last!
1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for the judgment to begin with the household of God, and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who refuse God's good news?