Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
according to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot
to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
saying to them,
“It is written, ‘’ And My house shall be a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a robbers den.”
1 Kings 8:30
Listen to the supplication of Your servant and of Your people Israel, when they pray toward this place; hear in heaven Your dwelling place; hear and forgive.
Peter and John were going up to the temple at the ninth hour, the hour of prayer.
When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they
acknowledged God’s justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.
Which of the two did the will of his father?” They *said, “The first.” Jesus *said to them, “Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.
But perceiving that one group were
Sadducees and the other Pharisees, Paul began crying out in the Council, “ Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; I am on trial for the hope and resurrection of the dead!”
since they have known about me for a long time, if they are willing to testify, that I lived as a
Pharisee according to the strictest sect of our religion.
circumcised the eighth day, of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the Law, a Pharisee;
I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.”