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 manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,
1 Samuel 12:7
Now, therefore, stand still that I may contend with you before the LORD of all the righteousnesses of the LORD which he did to you and to your fathers.
Then come, shall the LORD say, and we shall be even; if your sins were as scarlet, they shall be made as white as snow; if they were red like crimson, they shall become as wool.
Explain your cause, saith the LORD; bring forth your foundations, saith the King of Jacob.
Therefore, I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies in living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing unto God, which is your rational worship.
1 Peter 3:15
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and be ready always to respond to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and reverence,
and have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel dictated unto me, the strong One of Israel spoke): He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me as a robe; and my diadem was judgment.
For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance beholds the upright.
Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness; therefore God, thy God, has anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of Adam?
He shall judge thy people with righteousness and thy poor with judgment.
God stands in the congregation of the mighty; he judges among the gods.
It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness, for the throne is to be established with righteousness.
And moreover I saw under the sun that instead of judgment, there was wickedness; and instead of righteousness, that iniquity was there.
How is the faithful city become a harlot! It was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it, but now murderers.
And in mercy shall the throne be established; and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging and seeking judgment and hastening righteousness.
For I the LORD love that which is right, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will confirm your work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
Thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment and righteousness and deliver the oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor and do not deceive, neither steal from the stranger nor from the fatherless nor from the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel, remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and righteousness, take away your exactions from my people, said the Lord GOD.
Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.
They have spoken words, swearing falsely in making a covenant: thus judgment shall spring up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
Shall horses run upon the rocks? will one plow there with oxen? why have ye turned judgment into hemlock, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood?
And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin and of righteousness and of judgment:
1 John 3:7
Little children, let no one deceive you; he that does righteousness is righteous, even as he also is righteous.
Do not give thy strength nor thy ways unto the women who destroy kings.
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes banquet in the morning!
And for a spirit of judgment to him that sits upon the throne of judgment, and for strength to those that turn the battle to the gate.
Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine.
In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with a wineskin; he stretched out his hand with the scorners.
For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.
meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,
1 Peter 4:4
And it seems strange to those that speak evil of you, that ye do not run with them to the same unchecked dissolution;
2 Peter 1:6
and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; and in patience, fear of God;
and brought them out and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.
1 Kings 22:26
Then 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 refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded;
then Zedekiah the king sent and took him out: and the king asked him secretly in his house and said, Is there any word from the LORD? And Jeremiah said, There is: for, said he, 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 the LORD: and the king said unto Jeremiah, I will ask thee a word; 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 farm, another to his merchandise,
Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.
Better is the poor that walks in his perfection than he that is perverse in his ways, though he is rich.
For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
1 Corinthians 1:27
but rather God has chosen that which is the foolishness of the world to confound the wise, and God has chosen that which is the weakness of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty;