Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
And according to Paul's custom, he went in to them, and for three Sabbaths he discoursed with them from the Scriptures,
1 Samuel 12:7
Now therefore stand still that I may plead with you before LORD concerning all the righteous acts of LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers.
Come now, and let us reason together, says LORD, though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow. Though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Produce your case, says LORD. Bring forth your strong reasons, says the King of Jacob.
I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, your reasonable service.
1 Peter 3:15
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.
having hope toward God, which they themselves also await, to come to be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me. He who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me. My justice was as a robe and a diadem.
For LORD is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright man shall behold his face.
Thou have loved righteousness, and hated wickedness. Therefore God, thy God, has anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy companions.
Do ye indeed speak righteousness in silence? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?
He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with justice.
God stands in the congregation of God. He judges among the gods.
It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness, for the throne is established by righteousness.
And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there, and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.
How the faithful city has become a harlot! She who was full of justice! Righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.
And a throne shall be established in loving kindness, and he shall sit on it in truth, in the tent of David, judging, and seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.
For I, LORD, love justice. I hate robbery with iniquity. And I will give them their recompense in truth. And I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
Thus says LORD: Execute ye justice and righteousness. And deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor. And do no wrong. Do no violence to the sojourner, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in t
Thus says lord LORD: Let it suffice you, O rulers of Israel. Remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness. Take away your exactions from my people, says lord LORD.
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, if there may be a lengthening of thy tranquility.
They speak [vain] words, swearing falsely in making covenants. Therefore judgment springs up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
But let justice roll down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
Shall horses run upon the rock? Will [a man] plow [there] with oxen? That ye have turned justice into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,
And having come, he will convict the world about sin, and about justice, and about judgment.
1 John 3:7
Little children, let no man lead you astray. He who is doing righteousness is righteous, just as that man is righteous.
Give not thy strength to women, nor thy ways to that which destroys kings.
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy rulers feast in the morning!
and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.
Belshazzar the king made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.
On the day of our king the rulers made themselves sick with the heat of wine. He stretched out his hand with scoffers.
For John said to Herod, It is not permitted for thee to have thy brother's wife.
gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.
For the saving grace of God has appeared to all men,
1 Peter 4:4
During which they think it strange of you not running together into the same pouring out of debauchery, while they slander.
2 Peter 1:6
and in knowledge, self-control, and in self-control, perseverance, and in perseverance, piety,
And after bringing them outside, he said, Sirs, what must I do so that I may be saved?
And Agrippa said to Paul, By a little thou persuade me to become a Christian.
1 Kings 22:26
And the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah, and carry him back to Amon the governor of the city, and to Joash the king's son,
Because I have called, and ye have refused, I have stretched out my hand, and no man has regarded,
then Zedekiah the king sent, and fetched him. And the king asked him secretly in his house, and said, Is there any word from LORD? And Jeremiah said, There is. He also said, Thou shall be delivered into the hand of the king of Baby
Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took Jeremiah the prophet to him into the third entry that is in the house of LORD. And the king said to Jeremiah, I will ask thee a thing; hide nothing from me.
And though he wanted to kill him, he feared the multitude because they held him as a prophet.
But having disregarded, they departed, one to his own farm, another to his merchandise,
Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to the bridegroom's gathering.
Better is the poor man who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in [his] ways, though he be rich.
For John said to him, It is not permitted for thee to have her.
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God chose the foolish things of the world, so that he might humiliate the wise, and God chose the weak things of the world, so that he might humiliate the powerful.