Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
HE was the true Light who came into the world, to enlighten every man.
Jesus answer'd, I assure you, Moses did not give you the celestial bread; but my father gives you the true celestial bread.
1 John 2:8
however, it is really, in effect, a new commandment I write unto you, with respect to you: because the darkness is past, and things now appear in their true light.
Hear another parable: a certain landlord planted a vineyard, hedged it round, set up a wine-press in it, and built a tower, then lett it out to tenants, and went into a foreign country.
He proposed likewise this parable: a certain man had a fig-tree planted in his vineyard, and he came expecting it should have had fruit, but he found none.
For the kingdom of the Messiah is like a family, the master whereof went out early in the morning to hire labourers for his vineyard.
Then Jesus address'd himself to them in this parabolical manner. a certain person planted a vineyard, made a fence about it, clear'd the way for a wine-press, built a tower, and committed it to the care of vine-dressers, while he was travelling abroad.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are fellow labourers employed by God: you are his field, and his mansion.