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
To you first, God, having raised up His Child, sent Him forth, blessing you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities."
Speaking boldly, both Paul and Barnabas said, "It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you. Inasmuch as ye thrust it away from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the gentiles;
And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the gentiles through faith, proclaimed beforehand the Gospel to Abraham, saying, "In you shall all the nations be blessed."
but ye know that through weakness of the flesh I proclaimed the Gospel to you formerly;
1 Peter 1:12
to whom it was revealed that, not to themselves, but to you they were ministering them; which things now were reported to you through those who proclaimed the Gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent forth from Heaven; into which things angels desire to look carefully.
For circumcision, indeed, profits, if you do the law; but, if you are transgressors of the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
1 Corinthians 13:3
And, if I bestow in morsels all my goods; and, if I give my body to he burned, but have not love, I am profited nothing.
1 Timothy 4:8
for bodily exercise is profitable for a little; but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life which is present and that to come.
Not being, etc
Since, therefore, it remains for some to enter into it, and those to whom the Gospel was formerly proclaimed entered not in because of unbelief,
Take heed, brethren, lest at any time there shall be in anyone of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God;
And, apart from faith, it is impossible to please Him; for he that comes to God must believe that He is, and that He becomes a rewarder to those who seek after Him.
1 Thessalonians 1:5
because our Gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what manner of men we became toward you, for your sake.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And, for this reason, we also give thanks to God without ceasing, that, having received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it, not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which also is working in you who believe.
2 Thessalonians 2:12
that they all may be judged, who believe not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
Wherefore, putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive in meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
And He could there do no mighty work, except that, laying His hands on a few sick people, He healed them.