Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

The strait

Bible References

The strait

Matthew 7:13
Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

For

Proverbs 1:24
Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;
Proverbs 14:6
A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Ecclesiastes 10:15
The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.
Isaiah 1:15
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Isaiah 58:2
Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.
Ezekiel 33:31
And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.
Mark 6:18
For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.
John 7:34
Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: and where I am, thither ye cannot come.
John 8:21
Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and ye shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: whither I go, ye cannot come.
John 13:33
Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you.
Romans 9:31
But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.
Romans 10:3
For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

General references

Proverbs 14:12
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Matthew 22:14
For many are called, but few are chosen.
John 7:34
Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: and where I am, thither ye cannot come.

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