Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Those who desire
to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.
“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you travel around on sea and land to make one proselyte; and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much a son of hell as yourselves.
For I testify about them that they have
a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge.
For such men are
slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
1 Corinthians 11:2
I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold firmly to the traditions, just as I delivered them to you.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I am afraid that, as the
serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.
For they all
seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.
2 Peter 2:3
and in their
greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.
1 Corinthians 4:8
already filled, you have already become rich, you have become kings without us; and indeed, I wish that you had become kings so that we also might reign with you.