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.
stubborn people, whose hearts and ears like the uncircumcised, are always averse to the holy spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.
when the Jews saw such a crowd, they were fill'd with resentment, and oppos'd what Paul had advanc'd, even to blasphemy.
but as they oppos'd him with invectives, he shook his garment, and said, "you your selves be answerable for your own destruction, I am clear: and for the future I shall address my self to the Gentiles."
and hardned their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them."
thus some he pursues with his favours, and abandons others to their obduracy, according as he thinks fit.
"What then, hath not Israel obtained what he sought for?" no, but the chosen remnant have obtained it, and the rest are obdurate to this day,
It was then a tumult happen'd at Ephesus upon account of the christian sect.
went to the high priest, and demanded letters for the synagogues of Damascus, that if he found any of this sect, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
for I persecuted this sect even to death, throwing them into chains and prisons both men and women:
unless it be, that I did indeed break out into this expression, it "is for the resurrection of the dead, that I am now call'd into question."
but we should be glad to know your sentiments: for as to this sect, we are sensible it is every where inveigh'd against.
2 Timothy 1:15
You know that I have been abandon'd by all the Asiatics, by Phygellus and Hermogenes among the rest.
2 Peter 2:2
many will follow their destructive maxims, and by their means christianity will be traduc'd.
As for these, they inveigh against what they do not understand: and abuse those natural instincts which regulate brute animals.
so that the people of the city were divided, some siding with the Jews, and others with the apostles.
Some of them believed, and join'd themselves to Paul and Silas, besides a great number of Greek proselytes, and several women of distinction.
When he had left them, he went to the house of one Justus a proselyte to Judaism, who lived near the synagogue: however Crispus,
let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. now if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
a wicked degenerate race demand a miracle; but no miracle shall they have beside that of the prophet Jonas. and so leaving them, he went away.
do you imagine that my coming will produce peace on the earth? I tell you, no; but rather division.
1 Timothy 6:5
mischievous opinions, and a familiarity with pernicious ignorant impostors, who consider religion only as it makes for their gain.
2 Timothy 3:5
of which they wear the appearance, but disclaim its influence. have no intercourse with such.
be then upon the watch, and remember, that for three years I have not ceased by night, or by day to warn every soul of you, even with tears.
At the same time Jesus said to the company, you come to apprehend me with swords and clubs, as if in pursuit of a robber; I was every day with you teaching in the temple, and ye did not then seize upon me.
2 Timothy 4:2
to preach the word with assiduity upon all occasions: reprove, censure, exhort, with the most tender persuasions.
some believed what he had said, but others did not believe: