Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.
I know where you live and everything you do and how you rage against me.
Then when many disasters and distresses overcome them this song will testify against them, for their descendants will not forget it. I know the intentions they have in mind today, even before I bring them to the land I have promised."
Certainly I am aware of your many rebellious acts and your numerous sins. You torment the innocent, you take bribes, and you deny justice to the needy at the city gate.
but I know you, that you do not have the love of God within you.
I know your works as well as your labor and steadfast endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have even put to the test those who refer to themselves as apostles (but are not), and have discovered that they are false.
"I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted;
"'This is what the sovereign Lord says: On that day thoughts will come into your mind, and you will devise an evil plan.
When Jesus saw their reaction he said, "Why do you respond with evil in your hearts?
Now when Jesus realized what they were thinking, he said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is destroyed, and no town or house divided against itself will stand.
When Jesus perceived their hostile thoughts, he said to them, "Why are you raising objections within yourselves?
1 Corinthians 3:20
And again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."
For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing even to the point of dividing soul from spirit, and joints from marrow; it is able to judge the desires and thoughts of the heart.
In the future the mountain of the Lord's temple will endure as the most important of mountains, and will be the most prominent of hills. All the nations will stream to it,
Then those living on earth will know what you are like; all nations will know how you deliver your people.
All kings will bow down to him; all nations will serve him.
Rise up, O God, and execute judgment on the earth! For you own all the nations.
All the nations, whom you created, will come and worship you, O Lord. They will honor your name.
Then I will gather all the nations, and bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat. I will enter into judgment against them there concerning my people Israel who are my inheritance, whom they scattered among the nations. They partitioned my land,
For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God's truth to confirm the promises made to the fathers,
but now is disclosed, and through the prophetic scriptures has been made known to all the nations, according to the command of the eternal God, to bring about the obedience of faith --
Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying: "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever."
Be happy for Jerusalem and rejoice with her, all you who love her! Share in her great joy, all you who have mourned over her!
"I will display my majesty among the nations. All the nations will witness the judgment I have executed, and the power I have exhibited among them.
"Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, so that they can see my glory that you gave me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
2 Corinthians 4:4
among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of those who do not believe so they would not see the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God.
So a strong nation will extol you; the towns of powerful nations will fear you.
I will do this so people will observe and recognize, so they will pay attention and understand that the Lord's power has accomplished this, and that the Holy One of Israel has brought it into being."
Let them give the Lord the honor he deserves; let them praise his deeds in the coastlands.
From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, those who pray to me will bring me tribute.
Then people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and take their places at the banquet table in the kingdom of God.