Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring; they will hear my voice; and so there shall be but one fold, and one pastor.
I am the vine, you are the branches: he that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for independent of me ye can do nothing.
You then that formerly were alienated from God, and were enemies by your imaginations and wicked practices, even you has Jesus Christ now reconciled to the body of his church,
cry'd out, "sirs, what are you going to do? we are but men as well as you, and we exhort you to renounce these vanities, and turn to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth and the sea, and all that they contain:
As they did not seek the favour of God, by worshipping him, God gave them over to a depraved sense, to act unworthy of human nature;
1 Corinthians 8:4
As to the eating therefore of what is offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that the heathen deities have no real existence, and that there is but one God.
1 Corinthians 10:19
that the idol, or that what is offered in sacrifice to the idol, is a matter of consequence?
When you did not know God, you did service to those, who in reality are no Gods; but now that you know God,
1 Thessalonians 4:5
person unsullied by the vices of the Gentiles, who know not God:
which are overspread with darkness, and averse to a religious life, thro' their innate ignorance and obduracy:
were proof against the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, show'd their resolution in distress, and their valour in fight, putting to flight the armies of the aliens.
to show regard to our forefathers, in performing his holy covenant,
ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, when he said to Abraham, "all the families of the earth shall be blessed in your posterity."
who are Israelites; who had the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the law, the form of divine worship, and the promises;
now to Abraham and his offspring were the promises made. he does not say, "to offsprings," as if he spoke of many; but as speaking of one, "and to thy offspring," which means Christ.
ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is from the Jews.
for this reason I desir'd to see and talk with you; it being for the expectation of Israel that I am subject to this chain."
for the sake of that happiness, which you hope for, and is reserv'd for you in heaven, of which you have already been inform'd by the preaching of the truth, that is, the gospel:
1 Thessalonians 4:13
Now I would not have you, my brethren, be mistaken about the state of the dead, lest you should be as greatly afflicted as those, who have no hope.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ, and God our father, who has loved us, and by his favour given us the advantageous hopes of eternal joys, consolate your souls,
1 Timothy 1:1
Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ by the appointment of God our saviour, and of Jesus Christ our hope,
that by two immutable things in which it was impossible for God to deceive us, we, who have no other refuge to fly to, but to maintain our present hopes,
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has regenerated us, and given us by the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the expectation of immortal life,
1 Peter 3:15
adore the Lord God in your hearts, and be ready to show with modesty and respect to every one that asks it, what ground there is for the expectations you have:
1 John 3:3
he that hath such an expectation should purify himself, even as he is pure.