Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.

General references

Bible References

Do

John 8:38
I speak what I have seen in the presence of the Father; therefore, you do what you have heard from your father.”

We be

Isaiah 57:3
But come here,
you sons of a sorceress,
offspring of an adulterer and a prostitute!
Ezekiel 23:45
But righteous men will judge them the way adulteresses and those who shed blood are judged, for they are adulteresses and blood is on their hands.
Hosea 1:2
When the Lord first spoke to Hosea, He said this to him:

Go and marry a promiscuous wife
and have children of promiscuity,
for the land is committing blatant acts of promiscuity
by abandoning the Lord.
Hosea 2:2
Rebuke your mother; rebuke her.
For she is not My wife and I am not her husband.
Let her remove the promiscuous look from her face
and her adultery from between her breasts.
Malachi 2:11
Judah has acted treacherously, and a detestable thing has been done in Israel and in Jerusalem. For Judah has profaned the Lord’s sanctuary, which He loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god.

We have

Exodus 4:22
Then you will say to Pharaoh: This is what Yahweh says: Israel is My firstborn son.
Deuteronomy 14:1
“You are sons of the Lord your God; do not cut yourselves or make a bald spot on your head on behalf of the dead,
Isaiah 63:16
Yet You are our Father,
even though Abraham does not know us
and Israel doesn’t recognize us.
You, Yahweh, are our Father;
from ancient times,
Your name is our Redeemer.
Isaiah 64:8
Yet Lord, You are our Father;
we are the clay, and You are our potter;
we all are the work of Your hands.
Jeremiah 3:19
I thought: How I long to make you My sons
and give you a desirable land,
the most beautiful inheritance of all the nations.
I thought: You will call Me, my Father,
and never turn away from Me.
Jeremiah 31:20
Isn’t Ephraim a precious son to Me,
a delightful child?
Whenever I speak against him,
I certainly still think about him.
Therefore, My inner being yearns for him;
I will truly have compassion on him.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Ezekiel 16:20
“You even took your sons and daughters you bore to Me and sacrificed them to these images as food. Wasn’t your prostitution enough?
Malachi 1:6
“A son honors his father, and a servant his master. But if I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is your fear of Me? says Yahweh of Hosts to you priests, who despise My name.”

Yet you ask: “How have we despised Your name?”

General references

Deuteronomy 23:2
No one of illegitimate birth may enter the Lord’s assembly; none of his descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter the Lord’s assembly.
John 15:23
The one who hates Me also hates My Father.

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