Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They will exclude you from their synagogues; why, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing religious service to God.
I can testify to their sincere devotion to God, but it is not an intelligent devotion.
You have heard of my former conduct when I was attached to the Jewish religion??ow furiously I used to persecute the church of God and ravage it,
as to my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church; and by the Law's standard of uprightness, no fault could be found with me.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,
But Peter said, "I have no silver or gold, but I will give you what I have. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk!"
For I am going to show him what he will have to endure for my sake."
Then Paul answered, "What do you mean by crying and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound at Jerusalem but to die there for the sake of the Lord Jesus."
I answered, 'Who are you, sir?' 'I am Jesus of Nazareth,' he said, 'whom you are persecuting.'
For we have found this man a pest and a disturber of the peace among Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the Nazarene sect,