Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.
I will seek that which was lost and bring again that which was driven away and will bind up that which was broken and will strengthen that which was sick but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them in judgment.
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant; they are all dumb dogs; they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, they love to slumber.
Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? Why then was there no medicine for the daughter of my people?
And the LORD said unto me, Take unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish shepherd.
And when he saw the multitude, he was moved with compassion on them because they fainted and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.
Therefore, lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees,
but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
What do you think? If a man had a hundred sheep and one of them went astray, would he not leave the ninety-nine and go into the mountains and seek that which is gone astray?
What man of you having a hundred sheep if he lose one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after that which is lost until he finds it?
And the Egyptians made the sons of Israel serve with rigor,
Woe unto him that builds his house and not in righteousness and his chambers and not in judgment, using his neighbour's service without wages and not giving him the wages of his work!
And the husbandmen took his slaves and beat one and killed another and stoned another.
and shall begin to smite his fellowslaves and even to eat and drink with the drunken,
2 Corinthians 1:24
Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy, for by faith ye stand.
Come now, Oh ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
1 Peter 5:2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, caring for her, not by force, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with willing desire;
and deceives those that dwell on the earth by those signs which were given unto him to do in the presence of the beast, commanding those that dwell on the earth to make an image of the beast, which has the wound by the sword, and did live.
and upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF THE HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.