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
"Present your argument," says the Lord. "Produce your evidence," says Jacob's king.
You did not buy me aromatic reeds; you did not present to me the fat of your sacrifices. Yet you burdened me with your sins; you made me weary with your evil deeds.
1 Samuel 12:7
Now take your positions, so I may confront you before the Lord regarding all the Lord's just actions toward you and your ancestors.
This is what the Lord says: "What fault could your ancestors have possibly found in me that they strayed so far from me? They paid allegiance to worthless idols, and so became worthless to me.
Hear the Lord's accusation, you mountains, you enduring foundations of the earth! For the Lord has a case against his people; he has a dispute with Israel!
Paul went to the Jews in the synagogue, as he customarily did, and on three Sabbath days he addressed them from the scriptures,
He addressed both Jews and Greeks in the synagogue every Sabbath, attempting to persuade them.
While Paul was discussing righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for now, and when I have an opportunity, I will send for you."
I remove the guilt of your rebellious deeds as if they were a cloud, the guilt of your sins as if they were a cloud. Come back to me, for I protect you."
Sprinkle me with water and I will be pure; wash me and I will be whiter than snow.
There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.
Now the law came in so that the transgression may increase, but where sin increased, grace multiplied all the more,
to the praise of the glory of his grace that he has freely bestowed on us in his dearly loved Son.
So I said to him, "My lord, you know the answer." Then he said to me, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb!
Then the Lord said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why is your expression downcast?
"'If in spite of these things you do not allow yourselves to be disciplined and you walk in hostility against me,
And the priest must take cedar wood, hyssop, and scarlet wool and throw them into the midst of the fire where the heifer is burning.
If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands clean with lye,
None of the sins he has committed will be counted against him. He has done what is just and right; he will certainly live.