Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloke for their sin.

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Romans 1:20
For since the creation of the world, God's invisible qualities of eternal power and divine nature have been clearly seen, [capable of] being perceived through the things that He has made. So, these people have no excuse [i.e., for not believing in Him].
Romans 2:1
So, whoever you are, you people do not have any excuse for judging people [Note: At this point Paul begins addressing the Jews. See verse 17]. For in a matter where you judge someone else [to be wrong] you [actually] condemn yourselves, because you are practicing the same things [you condemn them for doing].
1 Peter 2:16
As servants of God, you should live as free people, but do not use this freedom to cover up your wrongdoing.

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Luke 10:14
But Tyre and Sidon will be shown more leniency in the judgment [day] than you will.
John 16:9
[The world will be proven guilty] of sin for not believing in me.
James 4:17
So, the person who knows the good [he ought] to be doing, but is not doing it, is sinning.