Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
And let us
And let us
Put forward your cause, says the Lord; let your strong argument come out, says the King of Jacob.
You have not got me sweet-smelling plants with your money, or given me pleasure with the fat of your offerings: but you have made me a servant to your sins, and you have made me tired with your evil doings.
1 Samuel 12:7
Keep your places now, while I take up the argument with you before the Lord, and give you the story of the righteousness of the Lord, which he has made clear by his acts to you and to your fathers.
These are the words of the Lord: What evil have your fathers seen in me that they have gone far from me, and, walking after what is false, have become false?
Give ear, O you mountains, to the Lord's cause, and take note, you bases of the earth: for the Lord has a cause against his people, and he will take it up with Israel.
And Paul, as he generally did, went in to them, and on three Sabbath days had discussions with them from the holy Writings,
And every Sabbath he had discussions in the Synagogue, turning Jews and Greeks to the faith.
And while he was talking about righteousness and self-control and the judging which was to come, Felix had great fear and said, Go away for the present, and when the right time comes I will send for you.
I have put your evil doings out of my mind like a thick cloud, and your sins like a mist: come back to me; for I have taken up your cause.
Make me free from sin with hyssop: let me be washed whiter than snow.
Who is a God like you, offering forgiveness for evil-doing and overlooking the sins of the rest of his heritage? he does not keep his wrath for ever, because his delight is in mercy.
And the law came in addition, to make wrongdoing worse; but where there was much sin, there was much more grace:
To the praise of the glory of his grace, which he freely gave to us in the Loved One:
And I said to him, My lord, you have knowledge. And he said to me, These are they who came through the great testing, and their robes have been washed and made white in the blood of the Lamb.
And the Lord said to Cain, Why are you angry? and why is your face sad?
And if by these things you will not be turned to me, but still go against me;
Then let the priest take cedar-wood and hyssop and red thread, and put them into the fire where the cow is burning.
If I am washed with snow water, and make my hands clean with soap;
Not one of the sins which he has done will be kept in mind against him: he has done what is ordered and right, life will certainly be his.