But he said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.’”
But the chief priests planned to put Lazarus to death also;
“ May God enlarge Japheth, And let him dwell in the tents of Shem; And let Canaan be his servant.”
When He had said these things, He cried out with a loud voice, “Lazarus, come forth.”
And he entered the synagogue and continued speaking out boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading them about the kingdom of God.
Agrippa replied to Paul, “ In a short time you will persuade me to become a Christian.”
When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing,
Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.