Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Not being, etc
first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways.”
Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you
first; since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.
The Scripture, foreseeing that God
would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “ All the nations will be blessed in you.”
but you know that it was because of a
bodily illness that I preached the gospel to you the first time;
1 Peter 1:12
It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who
preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven—things into which angels long to look.
For indeed circumcision is of value if you
practice the Law; but if you are a transgressor of the Law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
1 Corinthians 13:3
And if I
give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
1 Timothy 4:8
bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
Not being, etc
Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of
Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.
And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who
comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.
1 Thessalonians 1:5
gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
For this reason we also constantly
thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.
2 Thessalonians 2:12
in order that they all may be
judged who did not believe the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness.
putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.
And He could do no
miracle there except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them.