Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.
"A man cannot obtain anything," replied John, "unless it has been granted to him from Heaven.
On hearing this they wanted to arrest Him; yet not a hand was laid on Him, because His time had not yet come.
and bring us not into temptation, but rescue us from the Evil one.'
While day after day I was with you in the Temple, you did not lay hands upon me; but to you belongs this hour--and the power of darkness."
delivered up through God's settled purpose and foreknowledge--you by the hands of Gentiles have nailed to a cross and have put to death.
to do all that Thy power and Thy will had predetermined should be done.
For the universe owes its origin to Him, was created by Him, and has its aim and purpose in Him. To Him be the glory throughout the Ages! Amen.
Let every individual be obedient to those who rule over him; for no one is a ruler except by God's permission, and our present rulers have had their rank and power assigned to them by Him.
Every gift which is good, and every perfect boon, is from above, and comes down from the Father, who is the source of all Light. In Him there is no variation nor the slightest suggestion of change.
But one of them, named Caiaphas, being High Priest that year, said, "You know nothing about it.
So Judas, followed by the battalion and by a detachment of the Temple police sent by the High Priests and Pharisees, came there with torches and lamps and weapons.
Then the High Priest tore his robes and exclaimed, "Impious language! What further need have we of witnesses! See, you have now heard the impiety.
and binding Him they led Him away and handed Him over to Pilate the Governor.
Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them. "The one I kiss," he said, "is the man: lay hold of him, and take him safely away."
"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 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.
"There were once two men in debt to one money-lender," said Jesus; "one owed him five hundred shillings and the other fifty.
"'The very dust of your town that hangs about us we wipe off as a protest. Only be sure of this, that the Kingdom of God is close at hand.'
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.
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once for all been enlightened, and have tasted the sweetness of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
If, however, a man knows what it is right to do and yet does not do it, he commits a sin.
When however the High Priests and the Elders kept bringing their charges against Him, He said not a word in reply.