Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant.
Now when Moses saw that the people were
out of control—for Aaron had let them get out of control to be a derision among their enemies—
Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, “
Do not uncover your heads nor tear your clothes, so that you will not die and that He will not become wrathful against all the congregation. But your kinsmen, the whole house of Israel, shall bewail the burning which the Lord has brought about.
nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;
“ He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
Jesus answered the one who was telling Him and said, “Who is My mother and who are My brothers?”
And they *sent their disciples to Him, along with the
Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.
“ If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
2 Corinthians 5:16
Therefore from now on we recognize no one
according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him in this way no longer.
For am I now
seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts.
1 Timothy 5:21
I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.
I have not
Leah conceived and bore a son and named him
Reuben, for she said, “Because the Lord has seen my affliction; surely now my husband will love me.”
1 Chronicles 17:17
This was a small thing in Your eyes, O God; but You have spoken of Your servant’s house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the standard of a man of high degree, O Lord God.
“Therefore men fear Him;
He does not
regard any who are wise of heart.”
He does not
Then they said, “Come and let us
devise plans against Jeremiah. Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words.”
“My covenant with him was one of life and
peace, and I gave them to him as an object of reverence; so he revered Me and stood in awe of My name.
The Levites shall then answer and say to all the men of Israel with a loud voice,
2 Chronicles 9:7
blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.
Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.