Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
besides, how could any one enter into the house of a man of might to rob him of his goods, except he first master the strong man? and then indeed he might plunder his house.
and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and partake of the inheritance of the saints, by believing on me."
Since then the children were made subject to a state of mortality, so he himself likewise was subject to the same condition: that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
I was daily with you in the temple, and you never offer'd to seize me: but now you have your hour, and the prince of darkness his day.
now is this world condemn'd: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.
2 Corinthians 4:4
to those unbelievers, whose minds the God of this world has so blinded, that the glorious lustre of the gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.
which are overspread with darkness, and averse to a religious life, thro' their innate ignorance and obduracy:
you were heretofore altogether in the dark, but now being enlightned by the Lord, behave as children of light:
for our conflict is not barely with men, but with principalities, with potentates, with the princes of darkness, with wicked aereal spirits.
1 Peter 2:9
and this they were destin'd to. but you are the chosen race, you are kings and priests, the holy nation, the peculiar people, that you might display his glory, who called you out
1 John 2:8
however, it is really, in effect, a new commandment I write unto you, with respect to you: because the darkness is past, and things now appear in their true light.
1 John 3:8
he that lives in sin, imitates the devil; for the devil was a sinner from the beginning. for this purpose the son of God appeared, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
strive to enter in at the narrow gate: for I declare unto you, that many shall try to get in, and shall not be able.
I declare unto you, he that heareth my doctrine, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come under condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
but God be thanked, that you, who were the vassals of sin, have sincerely obeyed in the manner the gospel prescribed.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Know you not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? be not deceived: neither the licentious, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor the effeminate, nor the brutal,
2 Corinthians 6:17
wherefore come out from among them, be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
of which number we all have formerly been, leading our dissolute lives in gratifying the desires of our sensual imaginations: and were indeed obnoxious to the divine displeasure, as other. Gentiles were:
1 Thessalonians 2:12
conjuring you to live suitably to the favour of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.
for even we ourselves were once inconsiderate, disobedient, deluded, addicted to variety of passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, the deserving objects of mutual hatred.
2 Peter 1:11
and thus you will have a free admittance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
1 John 3:14
as for us, we know, that we have passed from a state of death to that of life, because we love our brethren: he that does not love his brother, is in a destructive state.
His dear son
of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: at the same time a voice was heard from heaven, saying, "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."
while he was speaking, a bright cloud surrounded them: and suddenly a voice broke out of the cloud, saying, "this is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him."
the father loveth the son, and hath given all things into his hand.
father, I desire that they also whom thou hast given me, may be with me where I am going; that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me: for thou didst love me before the foundation of the world; yet,
to display the glory of his grace, which has render'd us acceptable by his beloved son: