Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.
but that which bears thorns and briars, is look'd upon as lying under a curse; whose end will be to be burnt.
and then will I make this declaration to them: I never knew you: depart from me ye that have practised iniquity.
afterwards came the other virgins likewise, and cry'd,
strive to enter in at the narrow gate: for I declare unto you, that many shall try to get in, and shall not be able.
For it is impossible for those who were once enlightned, and have received the heavenly gifts, communicated by the holy spirit,
for if we wilfully apostatize, after having received the knowledge of the truth, it is as a sin for which there is no sacrifice appointed.