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 Paul, as his custom was, went in unto them, and for three sabbath days reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
1 Samuel 12:7
Now therefore stand still, that I may plead with you before Jehovah concerning all the righteous acts of Jehovah, which he did to you and to your fathers.
Come now, and let us reason together, saith Jehovah: 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 cause, saith Jehovah; bring forth your strong reasons, saith the King of Jacob.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service.
1 Peter 3:15
but sanctify in your hearts Christ as Lord: being ready always to give answer to every man that asketh you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, yet with meekness and fear:
having hope toward God, which these also themselves look for, that there shall be a resurrection both of the just and unjust.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spake to me: One that ruleth over men righteously, That ruleth in the fear of God,
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: My justice was as a robe and a diadem.
For Jehovah is righteous; he loveth righteousness: The upright shall behold his face.
Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated wickedness: Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee With the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Do ye indeed in silence speak righteousness? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?
He will judge thy people with righteousness, And thy poor with justice.
God standeth in the congregation of God; He judgeth 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 is the faithful city become a harlot! she that was full of justice! righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.
And a throne shall be established in lovingkindness; and one shall sit thereon in truth, in the tent of David, judging, and seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.
For I, Jehovah, 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 saith Jehovah: Execute ye justice and righteousness, and deliver him that 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 this place.
Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord Jehovah.
Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto 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 tranquillity.
They speak vain words, swearing falsely in making covenants: therefore judgment springeth 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 one plow there with oxen? that ye have turned justice into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood;
And he, when he is come, will convict the world in respect of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
1 John 3:7
My little children, let no man lead you astray: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous:
Give not thy strength unto women, Nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings.
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!
and a spirit of justice to him that sitteth in judgment, and strength to them that turn back the battle at the gate.
Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.
On the day of our king the princes made themselves sick with the heat of wine; he stretched out his hand with scoffers.
For John said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.
meekness, self-control; against such there is no law.
For the grace of God hath appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
1 Peter 4:4
wherein they think strange that ye run not with them into the same excess of riot, speaking evil of of :
2 Peter 1:6
and in your knowledge self-control; and in your'self-control patience; and in your patience godliness;
and brought them out and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
And Agrippa'said unto Paul, With but little persuasion thou wouldest fain make me a Christian.
1 Kings 22:26
And the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah, and carry him back unto 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 hath 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 Jehovah? And Jeremiah said, There is. He said also, Thou shalt be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon.
Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took Jeremiah the prophet unto him into the third entry that is in the house of Jehovah: and the king said unto Jeremiah, I will ask thee a thing; hide nothing from me.
And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.
But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his own farm, another to his merchandise;
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, Than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
1 Corinthians 1:27
but God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put to shame them that are wise; and God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;