Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and according to the custom of distributing the parts, it fell to his lot to burn incense in the sanctuary.
"my house is a house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves."
One day as Peter and John were going together to the temple, at the ninth hour, which was the hour of prayer,
all the people, even the publicans, upon hearing him, gave glory to God, by receiving the baptism of John;
which of the two obey'd his father? they said, the first. Jesus reply'd, I declare to you, that the publicans and licentious people enter into the gospel kingdom before you.
But as Paul knew that one part of the Sanhedrim were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out, my brethren, "I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee, and I am now prosecuted for believing the resurrection of the dead."
they can testify, if they will, that I early profess'd myself a Pharisee, a member of the most rigorous sect of our religion:
being circumcised the eighth day, of the family of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew by descent, by sect a Pharisee.
I came not to call saints, but sinners to repentance. Then they ask'd him, how comes it that John's disciples,