Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And there arose a great cry: and the scribes that were of the Pharisees' part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.
But I found that he had committed
nothing worthy of death; and since he himself appealed to the Emperor, I decided to send him.
and when they had gone aside, they began talking to one another, saying, “
This man is not doing anything worthy of death or imprisonment.”
1 Samuel 24:17
He said to David, “You are more righteous than I; for you have dealt well with me, while I have dealt wickedly with you.
When a man’s ways are pleasing to the Lord,
makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, “
I find no guilt in this man.”
the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor an angel, nor a spirit, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.
he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”
and I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me,
‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?’
And when we had
all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew dialect, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’
For this very night
an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood before me,
So the crowd of people who stood by and heard it were saying that it had thundered; others were saying, “
An angel has spoken to Him.”
but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found
fighting against God.”
God gave to them the same gift as He gave to us also after believing in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God’s way?”
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or do we
provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?
Then the officials and all the people
said to the priests and to the prophets, “No death sentence for this man! For he has spoken to us in the name of the Lord our God.”
a division occurred in the crowd because of Him.
A division occurred again among the Jews because of these words.