Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jacob said to his father, "I am Esau, your firstborn. I've done as you told me. Now sit up and eat some of my wild game so that you can bless me."
2 Kings 10:19
So now, bring to me all the prophets of Baal, as well as all his servants and priests. None of them must be absent, for I am offering a great sacrifice to Baal. Any of them who fail to appear will lose their lives." But Jehu was tricking them so he could destroy the servants of Baal.
Will you speak wickedly on God's behalf? Will you speak deceitfully for him?
Do we not all have one father? Did not one God create us? Why do we betray one another, in this way making light of the covenant of our ancestors?
For if by my lie the truth of God enhances his glory, why am I still actually being judged as a sinner?
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that the extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us.
1 Thessalonians 4:6
In this matter no one should violate the rights of his brother or take advantage of him, because the Lord is the avenger in all these cases, as we also told you earlier and warned you solemnly.