Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:
"Because I called and you refused, I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;
"Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it.
Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.
He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.
"They have turned back to the iniquities of their ancestors who refused to hear My words, and they have gone after other gods to serve them; the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken My covenant which I made with their fathers."
'But she has rebelled against My ordinances more wickedly than the nations and against My statutes more than the lands which surround her; for they have rejected My ordinances and have not walked in My statutes.'
"But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing.
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, "This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!"
"This Moses whom they disowned, saying, 'WHO MADE YOU A RULER AND A JUDGE?' is the one whom God sent to be both a ruler and a deliverer with the help of the angel who appeared to him in the thorn bush.
For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.
And with whom was He angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?
Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
"For if you turn away from following Him, He will once more abandon them in the wilderness, and you will destroy all these people."
"But if your heart turns away and you will not obey, but are drawn away and worship other gods and serve them,
"Thus says the whole congregation of the LORD, 'What is this unfaithful act which you have committed against the God of Israel, turning away from following the LORD this day, by building yourselves an altar, to rebel against the LORD this day?
2 Chronicles 7:19
"But if you turn away and forsake My statutes and My commandments which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods and worship them,
"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.
2 Timothy 4:4
and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths.
'But if you do not obey Me and do not carry out all these commandments,
"Out of the heavens He let you hear His voice to discipline you; and on earth He let you see His great fire, and you heard His words from the midst of the fire.
'It shall come about that whoever will not listen to My words which he shall speak in My name, I Myself will require it of him.
because they have not listened to My words,' declares the LORD, 'which I sent to them again and again by My servants the prophets; but you did not listen,' declares the LORD.
'For I tell you, none of those men who were invited shall taste of my dinner.'"