Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets:
But if our wrongdoing brings out the uprightness of God, what are we to say? Is it wrong in God (I am putting it in ordinary human terms) to inflict punishment?
Then what are we to say about our ancestor Abraham?
Then what shall we conclude? Are we to continue to sin to increase the spread of mercy?
Then what shall we conclude? That the Law is sin? Certainly not! Yet, if it had not been for the Law, I should never have learned what sin was; I should not have known what it was to covet if the Law had not said, "You must not covet."
There are many other things that Jesus did, so many in fact that if they were all written out, I do not suppose that the world itself would hold the books that would have to be written.
"Brothers, one may say to you confidently of the patriarch David that he died and was buried, and his grave is here among us to this very day.
Then he removed him and raised David up to be their king, bearing this testimony to him: 'I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my own heart, who will do all that I desire.'
Why, all the prophets from Samuel down, who have spoken, have also foretold these days.
After that he gave them judges, down to the time of the prophet Samuel.
Be glad and exult over it, for you will be richly rewarded in heaven, for that is the way they persecuted the prophets who went before you!
There you will weep and gnash your teeth when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the Kingdom of God, while you are put outside.
He answered, 'If they will not listen to Moses and the prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead!' "
It is of him that all the prophets bear witness that everyone that believes in him will have his sins forgiven in his name."
As an example, brothers, of ill-treatment patiently endured, take the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord.
1 Peter 1:10
About this salvation the prophets who prophesied of the blessing that was destined for you made the most careful investigation,
2 Peter 1:21
for no prophecy ever originated in the human will, but under the influence of the holy Spirit men spoke for God.
2 Peter 3:2
to remember the things foretold by the holy prophets, and the command of the Lord and Savior through your apostles.