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--following his usual custom--betook himself to it, and for three successive Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
I plead with you therefore, brethren, by the compassionsof God, to present all your faculties to Him as a living and holy sacrifice acceptable to Him. This with you will be an act of reasonable worship.
1 Peter 3:15
but in your hearts consecrate Christ as Lord, being always ready to make your defence to any one who asks from you a reason for the hope which you cherish.
and having a hope directed towards God, which my accusers themselves also entertain, that before long there will be a resurrection both of the righteous and the unrighteous.
And He, when He comes, will convict the world in respect of sin, of righteousness, and of judgement; --
1 John 3:7
Dear children, let no one lead you astray. The man who acts righteously is righteous, just as He is righteous.
For John had repeatedly told Herod, "You have no right to be living with your brother's wife."
good faith, meekness, self-restraint.
For the grace of God has displayed itself with healing power to all mankind,
1 Peter 4:4
At this they are astonished--that you do not run into the same excess of profligacy as they do; and they speak abusively of you.
2 Peter 1:6
along with knowledge, self-control; along with self-control, power of endurance;
and, bringing them out of the prison, he exclaimed, "O sirs, what must I do to be saved?"
Agrippa answered, "In brief, you are doing your best to persuade me to become a Christian."
And he would have liked to put him to death, but was afraid of the people, because they regarded John as a Prophet.
"They however gave no heed, but went, one to his home in the country, another to his business;
"Then will the Kingdom of the Heavens be found to be like ten bridesmaids who took their torches and went out to meet the bridegroom.
because John had persistently said to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God has chosen the things which the world regards as foolish, in order to put its wise men to shame; and God has chosen the things which the world regards as destitute of influence, in order to put its powerful things to shame;