Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.
then they quitted the prison, and went to Lydia's house, where finding the brethren, they gave them an exhortation, and departed.
saying, "I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, what you shall see, write in a book, and send it to the seven churches which are in Asia; to Ephesus, to Smyrna, to Pergamos, to Thyatira, to Sardis, to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea."
And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira, write, "THESE things saith the son of God, whose eyes are like a flame of fire, and his feet like fine brass; I know thy works,
accordingly he departed: and met a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, and was her high-treasurer: he had been at Jerusalem, to perform the duties of a proselyte,
and was a proselyte, together with all his family: he gave much alms to the people, and was assiduous in his prayers to God.
When he had left them, he went to the house of one Justus a proselyte to Judaism, who lived near the synagogue: however Crispus,
In the mean time, among the rest that came to worship at the feast,
and as the divine assistance accompany'd them, a great number of persons believed and became converts.
then he open'd their minds to make them understand the scriptures, and said to them,
no man can come to me, except the father who hath sent me, conduct him: and I will raise him up at the last day.
so that this is a matter not dependent on him that wills or runs, but on God, who shews mercy.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollos watered: but God gave the increase.
2 Corinthians 3:14
besides, their minds were greatly prejudiced: for that very veil would still have obstructed the understanding of the old testament, unless it had been taken away by Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:4
to those unbelievers, whose minds the God of this world has so blinded, that the glorious lustre of the gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of glory, may give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation, whereby ye may know him:
for it is God that influences your desires and endeavours, out of his benevolence to you.
Don't be deluded, my brethren;
And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia, write, "THESE things saith He that is holy, He that is true, He that hath the key of David, He that openeth what no man can shut; and shutteth what no man can open:
but they press'd him, saying, stay with us, for it is late and begins to be dark. so he went in to tarry with them.