Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
If thou doest well
If thou doest well
And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also that I will not overthrow the city for which thou hast spoken.
2 Samuel 24:23
all these things does king Araunah give unto the king. Then Araunah said unto the king, The LORD thy God accept thee.
2 Kings 8:28
And he went with Joram, the son of Ahab, to the war against Hazael, king of Syria, in Ramothgilead; and the Syrians wounded Joram.
Therefore, take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my slave Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my slave Job shall pray for you; for only because I will accept him, I shall not deal with you according to your folly, in that ye have not spoken by me in uprightness, like my slave Job.
To respect the person of the wicked so that the righteous loses that which is rightfully his is not good.
Though a sinner does evil one hundred times and his judgment is prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with those that fear God, who fear before his presence;
Say unto the righteous that it shall be well with him, for they shall eat of the fruit of their doings.
To what purpose does this incense come to me from Sheba and the sweet cane from a far country? Your burnt offerings are not according to my will, nor are your sacrifices sweet unto me.
And when ye offer the blind animal for sacrifice, is it not evil? Likewise when ye offer the lame and sick, is it not evil? offer it now unto thy prince; will he be pleased with thee or accept thy person? said the LORD of the hosts.
but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.
to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;
Therefore, I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies in living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing unto God, which is your rational worship.
For he that in these things serves the Christ is well pleasing unto God and approved of men.
being the minister of Jesus Christ, to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be well pleasing, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
to the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he has made us accepted in the beloved;
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let those learn first to govern their house in piety and to recompense their parents, for this is honest and pleasing before God.
1 Peter 2:5
ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, well pleasing to God by Jesus, the Christ.
as I was in the days of my youth, when God was familiar in my tent;
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination; how much more, when he brings it with lewdness?
By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts, and by it he being dead yet speaks.
And Cain talked with Abel his brother, and it came to pass when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and slew him.
Then sin, when there was occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of lust. For without the law sin was as if it were dormant.
Then when lust has conceived, it brings forth sin; and sin, when it is finished, brings forth death.