Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the voice of the Lord God came to the man, saying, Where are you?
When he makes search for blood, he has them in his memory: he is not without thought for the cry of the poor.
And they took the coat to their father, and said, We came across this; is it your son's coat or not?
And you say, What knowledge has God? is he able to give decisions through the deep dark?
Why has the evil-doer a low opinion of God, saying in his heart, You will not make search for it?
He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.
You are the children of your father the Evil One and it is your pleasure to do his desires. From the first he was a taker of life; and he did not go in the true way because there is no true thing in him. When he says what is false, it is natural to him, for he is false and the father of what is false.
While you had it, was it not your property? and after you had given it in exchange, was it not still in your power? how has this purpose come into your mind? you have been false, not to men, but to God.