Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
[A song of ascents.] Behold, bless you the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, who by night stand in the house of the LORD.
You that stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God,
And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
And when you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against any: that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.
And when you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yea, when you make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching God.
But where are your gods that you have made yourself? let them arise, if they can save you in the time of your trouble: for according to the number of your cities are your gods, O Judah.
And they come unto you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their covetousness.
Her heads judge for reward, and her priests teach for hire, and her prophets divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? no evil can come upon us.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who makes you to differ from another? and what have you that you did not receive? now if you did receive it, why do you glory, as if you had not received it?
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
1 Timothy 1:12
And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has enabled me, that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;
Because you say, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and know not that you are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
Who devour widows' houses, and for a show make long prayers: the same shall receive greater condemnation.
Who say, Stand by yourself, come not near to me; for I am holier than you. These are a smoke in my nostrils, a fire that burns all the day.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
He said unto him, Which? Jesus said, You shall do no murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness,
For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continues not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
But if you have respect to persons, you commit sin, and are convicted of the law as transgressors.
And he answered and said unto him, Teacher, all these have I observed from my youth.
But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?
And he said, All these have I kept from my youth up.