Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
In Him was Life, and that Life was the Light of men.
Once more Jesus addressed them. "I am the Light of the world," He said; "the man who follows me shall certainly not walk in the dark, but shall have the light of Life."
"I came into this world," said Jesus, "to judge men, that those who do not see may see, and that those who do see may become blind."
"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.
Then began He to upbraid the towns where most of His mighty works had been done--because they had not repented.
"'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.
In short, though knowing full well the sentence which God pronounces against actions such as theirs, as things which deserve death, they not only practise them, but even encourage and applaud others who do them.
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are a fragrance of Christ grateful to God in those whom He is saving and in those who are perishing;
2 Thessalonians 2:12
in order that all may come under judgement who have refused to believe the truth and have taken pleasure in unrighteousness.
see to it, brethren, that there is never in any one of you--as perhaps there may be--a sinful and unbelieving heart, manifesting itself in revolt from the ever-living God.
I speak to them in figurative language for this reason, that while looking they do not see, and while hearing they neither hear nor understand.
However, for Tyre and Sidon it will be more endurable at the Judgement than for you.
For I tell you that not one of those who were invited shall taste my dinner.'"
The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overpowered it.
But because I speak the truth, you do not believe me.
of sin, because they do not believe in me;