Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And that servant who has been told his Master's will and yet made no preparation and did not obey His will, will receive many lashes.
"If you were blind," answered Jesus, "you would have no sin; but as a matter of fact you boast that you see. So your sin remains!"
If you know all this, blessed are you if you act accordingly.
"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have had no sin; but as the case stands they are without excuse for their sin.
For, from the very creation of the world, His invisible perfections--namely His eternal power and divine nature--have been rendered intelligible and clearly visible by His works, so that these men are without excuse.
And since you claim the name of Jew, and find rest and satisfaction in the Law, and make your boast in God,
Did then a thing which is good become death to me? No, indeed, but sin did; so that through its bringing about death by means of what was good, it might be seen in its true light as sin, in order that by means of the Commandment the unspeakable sinfulness of sin might be plainly shown.