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 uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit, like your ancestors did!
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy, and they began to contradict what Paul was saying by reviling him.
When they opposed him and reviled him, he protested by shaking out his clothes and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am guiltless! From now on I will go to the Gentiles!"
2 Kings 17:14
But they did not pay attention and were as stubborn as their ancestors, who had not trusted the Lord their God.
2 Chronicles 30:8
Now, don't be stubborn like your fathers! Submit to the Lord and come to his sanctuary which he has permanently consecrated. Serve the Lord your God so that he might relent from his raging anger.
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked God's messengers, despised his warnings, and ridiculed his prophets. Finally the Lord got very angry at his people and there was no one who could prevent his judgment.
"But they -- our ancestors -- behaved presumptuously; they rebelled and did not obey your commandments.
He says, "Do not be stubborn like they were at Meribah, like they were that day at Massah in the wilderness,
He will become a sanctuary, but a stone that makes a person trip, and a rock that makes one stumble -- to the two houses of Israel. He will become a trap and a snare to the residents of Jerusalem.
But your ancestors did not listen to me nor pay attention to me. They became obstinate and were more wicked than even their own forefathers.'"
"The Lord God of Israel who rules over all says, 'I will soon bring on this city and all the towns surrounding it all the disaster I threatened to do to it. I will do so because they have stubbornly refused to pay any attention to what I have said!'"
"He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes and understand with their heart, and turn to me, and I would heal them."
So then, God has mercy on whom he chooses to have mercy, and he hardens whom he chooses to harden.
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was diligently seeking, but the elect obtained it. The rest were hardened,
At that time a great disturbance took place concerning the Way.
and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, either men or women, he could bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.
I persecuted this Way even to the point of death, tying up both men and women and putting them in prison,
other than this one thing I shouted out while I stood before them: 'I am on trial before you today concerning the resurrection of the dead.'"
But we would like to hear from you what you think, for regarding this sect we know that people everywhere speak against it."
2 Timothy 1:15
You know that everyone in the province of Asia deserted me, including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
2 Peter 2:2
And many will follow their debauched lifestyles. Because of these false teachers, the way of truth will be slandered.
But these men do not understand the things they slander, and they are being destroyed by the very things that, like irrational animals, they instinctively comprehend.
But the population of the city was divided; some sided with the Jews, and some with the apostles.
Some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, along with a large group of God-fearing Greeks and quite a few prominent women.
Then Paul left the synagogue and went to the house of a person named Titius Justus, a Gentile who worshiped God, whose house was next door to the synagogue.
Leave them! They are blind guides. If someone who is blind leads another who is blind, both will fall into a pit."
A wicked and adulterous generation asks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah." Then he left them and went away.
Do you think I have come to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division!
1 Timothy 6:5
and constant bickering by people corrupted in their minds and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a way of making a profit.
2 Timothy 3:5
They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these.
Therefore be alert, remembering that night and day for three years I did not stop warning each one of you with tears.
Blessed is the one who listens to me, watching at my doors day by day, waiting beside my doorway.
At that moment Jesus said to the crowd, "Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest me like you would an outlaw? Day after day I sat teaching in the temple courts, yet you did not arrest me.
2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.
Some were convinced by what he said, but others refused to believe.