Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.
You stubborn people, with heathen hearts and ears, you are always opposing the holy Spirit, just as your forefathers did!
But when the Jews saw the crowd, they were very jealous, and they contradicted what Paul said and abused him.
But as they contradicted and abused him, he shook his clothes in protest, and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am not to blame for it! After this I will go to the heathen."
"He has made their eyes blind and their minds dull, To keep them from seeing with their eyes, and understanding with their minds, And turning to me to be cured."
So he has mercy on anyone he pleases, and hardens the heart of anyone he pleases.
What follows? Israel failed to get what it sought, but those whom God selected got it.
Just at that time a great commotion arose about the Way.
and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women there who belonged to the Way, he might bring them in chains to Jerusalem.
I persecuted this Way even to the death, and bound both men and women and put them in prison,
But we want to hear you state your views, for as far as this sect is concerned, we understand that everywhere it is denounced."
2 Timothy 1:15
You know that everyone in the province of Asia has deserted me, including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
2 Peter 2:2
Many people will follow their immoral ways, and they will cause the true way to be maligned.
But these people deride anything they do not understand, and the things they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, they use for their own destruction.
But the people of the town were divided, some siding with the Jews and some with the apostles.
He convinced some of them, and they joined Paul and Silas, along with a great many devout Greeks and a number of the principal women.
So he moved to the house of a devout proselyte named Titius Justus, which was next door to the synagogue.
Leave them alone. They are blind guides! But if one blind man leads another, they will both fall into the ditch!"
"It is a wicked and faithless age that insists on a sign, and no sign will be given it but the sign of Jonah." And he left them and went away.
Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? Not peace, I tell you, but discord!
1 Timothy 6:5
and mutual irritation between people of depraved minds, who are lost to the truth and think of religion only as a means of gain.
2 Timothy 3:5
keeping up the forms of religion, but resisting its influence. Avoid such people.
So you must be on your guard and remember that for three years, night and day, I never stopped warning any of you, even with tears.
At that same time Jesus said to the crowd, "Have you come out to arrest me with swords and clubs, as though I were a robber? Day after day I have sat in the Temple preaching, and you never seized me.
2 Timothy 4:2
preach the message; be at it in season and out of season; convince, reprove, exhort people, with perfect patience and willingness to teach.
Some of them were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe.