Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If I have told you people about earthly things and you don't believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?
"Do not be amazed at this, because a time is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice
When Jesus was aware that his disciples were complaining about this, he said to them, "Does this cause you to be offended?
Jesus replied, "I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God."
What is man that he should be pure, or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?
He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all the dough had risen."
What then? Are we better off? Certainly not, for we have already charged that Jews and Greeks alike are all under sin,
But what if God, willing to demonstrate his wrath and to make known his power, has endured with much patience the objects of wrath prepared for destruction?
Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a sacrifice -- alive, holy, and pleasing to God -- which is your reasonable service.
You were taught with reference to your former way of life to lay aside the old man who is being corrupted in accordance with deceitful desires,
giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.
Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, for without it no one will see the Lord.
1 Peter 1:14
Like obedient children, do not comply with the evil urges you used to follow in your ignorance,
but nothing ritually unclean will ever enter into it, nor anyone who does what is detestable or practices falsehood, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.