Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that, according to the custom of the priesthood, he was chosen by lot to burn incense after entering into the temple of the Lord.
saying to them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye made it a den of robbers.
1 Kings 8:30
And hearken thou to the supplication of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place. Yea, hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place, and when thou hear, forgive.
Now at the same time Peter and John were going up into the temple, at the hour of prayer, the ninth.
And all the people having heard, and the tax collectors who were immersed the immersion of John, justified God.
Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Truly I say to you, that the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
But when Paul ascertained that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men, brothers, I am a Pharisee, son of a Pharisee. About the hope and resurrection of the dead I am judged.
having known me previously from the beginning, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
in circumcision the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; regarding law, a Pharisee;
I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.