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.
Paul went to it as he was accustomed to do, and for three Sabbaths he discussed the Scriptures with them,
I appeal to you, therefore, brothers, by this mercy of God, to offer your bodies in a living sacrifice that will be holy and acceptable to God; that is your rational worship.
1 Peter 3:15
but reverence Christ in your hearts as Lord, and always be ready to make your defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that you have. But do so gently and respectfully,
and I have the same hope in God that they themselves hold, that there is to be a resurrection of the upright and the wicked.
When he comes, he will bring conviction to the world about sin and uprightness and judgment;
1 John 3:7
Dear children, let no one mislead you; whoever acts uprightly is upright, just as he is upright.
John said to Herod, "It is not right for you to be living with your brother's wife."
gentleness, self-control. There is no law against such things!
For God's mercy has appeared and brought salvation to all men,
1 Peter 4:4
They are amazed that you no longer join them in plunging into the flood of dissipation, and they abuse you for it;
2 Peter 1:6
knowledge with self-control, self-control with steadfastness, steadfastness with piety,
He led them out of the jail and said to them, "Gentlemen, what must I do to be saved?"
"You are in a hurry to persuade me and make a Christian of me!" Agrippa said to Paul.
And while he wanted him killed, he was afraid of the people; for they considered him a prophet.
But they took no notice of it, and went off, one to his estate, and another to his business,
"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.