Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?
You have forgotten the Rock who fathered you, and put out of mind the God who gave you birth.
Listen, O heavens, pay attention, O earth! For the Lord speaks: "I raised children, I brought them up, but they have rebelled against me!
2 Corinthians 5:14
For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.
Remember how the enemy hurls insults, O Lord, and how a foolish nation blasphemes your name!
The Lord answered, "This will happen because my people are foolish. They do not know me. They are like children who have no sense. They have no understanding. They are skilled at doing evil. They do not know how to do good."
Tell them: 'Hear this, you foolish people who have no understanding, who have eyes but do not discern, who have ears but do not perceive:
You foolish Galatians! Who has cast a spell on you? Before your eyes Jesus Christ was vividly portrayed as crucified!
You must say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the Lord, "Israel is my son, my firstborn,
For you are our father, though Abraham does not know us and Israel does not recognize us. You, Lord, are our father; you have been called our protector from ancient times.
I will get up and go to my father and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.
You people are doing the deeds of your father." Then they said to Jesus, "We were not born as a result of immorality! We have only one Father, God himself."
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery leading again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry, "Abba, Father."
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith.
And because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, who calls "Abba! Father!"
1 John 3:1
(See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called God's children -- and indeed we are! For this reason the world does not know us: because it did not know him.
Fear and dread will fall on them; by the greatness of your arm they will be as still as stone until your people pass by, O Lord, until the people whom you have bought pass by.
Remember your people whom you acquired in ancient times, whom you rescued so they could be your very own nation, as well as Mount Zion, where you dwell!
For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your deliverer. I have handed over Egypt as a ransom price, Ethiopia and Seba in place of you.
Watch out for yourselves and for all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God that he obtained with the blood of his own Son.
1 Corinthians 6:20
For you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God with your body.
2 Peter 2:1
But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves.
"Your hands have shaped me and made me, but now you destroy me completely.
Come! Let's bow down and worship! Let's kneel before the Lord, our creator!
Acknowledge that the Lord is God! He made us and we belong to him; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
Let Israel rejoice in their Creator! Let the people of Zion delight in their king!
When its branches get brittle, they break; women come and use them for kindling. For these people lack understanding, therefore the one who made them has no compassion on them; the one who formed them has no mercy on them.
everyone who belongs to me, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed -- yes, whom I made!
This is what the Lord, the one who made you, says -- the one who formed you in the womb and helps you: "Don't be afraid, my servant Jacob, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen!
They are a nation devoid of wisdom, and there is no understanding among them.