Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:
Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol we are at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood we have hid ourselves:
And the man Micah had a brothel of idolatry, , and made an ephod and teraphim and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
2 Samuel 16:20
Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, Give counsel among you what we shall do.
He has said in his heart, God has forgotten; he hides his face; he will never see it.
The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is no one that does good.
For he flatters himself in his own eyes until his iniquity is found to be hateful.
They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thy heritage.
The prophets prophesied falsely, and the priests bore rule by their hands; and my people love to have it so. What will ye do in the end thereof?
Why then is this people of Jerusalem rebellious with a perpetual rebellion? They hold fast deceit; they refuse to return.
For the land is full of adulterers; for because of the oath the land is deserted; the booths of the wilderness are dried up, and their course was evil, and their force was not right.
Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD has not sent thee; and thou hast made this people to trust in a lie.
Then all the men who knew that their wives had burned incense unto other gods, and all the women that stood by, a great multitude, even all the people that dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jeremiah, saying,
Therefore and because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up the wall, and, behold, others plastered it with loose mud:
And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps and make a visitation upon the men that are settled on their lees, that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.
They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.
I verily had thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.