Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
according to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense entering into the temple of the Lord.
saying unto them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves.
1 Kings 8:30
Therefore, thou shalt hearken unto the supplication of thy slave and of thy people Israel when they shall pray in this place and hear in thy dwelling place, from the heavens; please hear and forgive.
Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour.
And all the people that heard him and the publicans justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go ahead of you into the kingdom of God.
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee, and of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
who knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most perfect sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Circumcised the eighth day, of the lineage of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee;
I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.