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, according to his usual custom, went in to them and, for three Sabbath Days, he reasoned with them out of the Scriptures,
I entreat you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies to Him as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God. This is your reasonable service of worship.
1 Peter 3:15
But consecrate Christ in your hearts, as Lord. Be always in readiness to make and answer to any one who asks you a reason for the hope that is within you, yet with gentleness and reverence.
"and having hope toward God, which these also themselves look for, that there is to be a resurrection both of the just and the unjust.
And he, when he comes, will convict the world of sins and of righteousness and of judgment;
1 John 3:7
My children, let no one deceive you; he who is working righteousness is righteous, just as he is righteous.
For John had often told Herod, "It is not right for you to live with your brother's wife."
against such there is no law.
"For God's grace has shined forth bringing salvation to all men
1 Peter 4:4
They are astonished at this, that you do not run into the same excesses of profligacy as they do; and they speak evil of you.
2 Peter 1:6
and to knowledge self-control, and to self-control stedfastness, and to stedfastness piety,
and brought them out, saying, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"
Agrippa answered, "In short, you are doing your best to persuade me to become a Christian."
And although he wished to kill John, he feared the people, for they considered John a prophet.
"They, however, paid no attention, but went off, one to his own farm, another to his business;
"Then will the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten maidens who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.