Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O generation, see ye the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? wherefore say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto thee?
We are lords
The words of Amos, who was among the pastors of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
The LORD's voice cries out unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and he who has established it.
Have i been
thus hath the LORD said, What iniquity have your fathers found in me that they are gone far from me and have walked after vanity and are become vain?
2 Samuel 12:7
Then Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. Thus hath said the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul,
2 Chronicles 31:10
And Azariah, the high priest of the house of Zadok, answered him and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have eaten and been satisfied and have had an abundance left over; for the LORD has blessed his people, and that which is left is this great store.
Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness so that they lacked nothing; their clothes did not wax old, and their feet did not swell.
And she shall follow after her lovers, but she shall not overtake them; and she shall seek them, but shall not find them; then shall she say, I will go and return to my first husband, for then it was better with me than now.
Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye, even this whole nation, have robbed me.
We are lords
lest peradventure when thou hast eaten and art full and hast built goodly houses and dwelt therein,
For I shall bring them into the land which I swore unto their fathers, that flows with milk and honey, and they shall eat and fill themselves and wax fat; then they will turn unto other gods and serve them and provoke me and break my covenant.
But Jeshurun (the upright one) waxed fat and kicked; (thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou hast covered thyself) and forsook the God who made him and lightly esteemed the strong One of his saving health.
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, does not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.
Who have said, With our tongue we will prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and blaspheme the name of my God.
In their pastures, they filled themselves; they were satisfied, and their heart was exalted; for this reason they have forgotten me.
1 Corinthians 4:8
Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye reign as kings without us, and I wish ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.
I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.