Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
have you not read, said he, this passage of scripture, "the stone which the builders rejected, is become the principal stone of the angle.
so that this passage of scripture was fulfill'd, "and he was numbred with the transgressors."
he undertook to show them, how the passage they had heard, was actually then accomplished.
and said, men and brethren, the prediction which the holy ghost made, by the mouth of David, concerning Judas, who was guide to those that seiz'd Jesus, must have been accomplished.
for 'tis said in scripture to Pharaoh, "even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might shew my power in thee, and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth."
God hath not discarded his people whom he formerly approv'd. don't you know what the scripture says of Elias? how he complain'd to God against Israel,
and the scripture insinuating, that God would justify the Gentiles thro' faith, gave Abraham an intimation of the gospel in these words, " in thee shall all nations be blessed."
2 Timothy 3:16
for all divinely inspired writings are conducive to instruction, to conviction, to reformation, and the practice of virtue;
1 Peter 2:6
wherefore it is said in the scripture, I lay in Sion the principal stone of the angle, a choice one of great value: he that
there cannot be greater love than that of a man, who lays down his life for his friends.