Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.
'Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!
"Would that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would discern their future!
"Oh that My people would listen to Me, That Israel would walk in My ways!
"If only you had paid attention to My commandments! Then your well-being would have been like a river, And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.
"Cast away from you all your transgressions which you have committed and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! For why will you die, O house of Israel?
"Say to them, 'As I live!' declares the Lord GOD, 'I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live Turn back, turn back from your evil ways! Why then will you die, O house of Israel?'
and they will level you to the ground and your children within you, and they will not leave in you one stone upon another, because you did not recognize the time of your visitation."
Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.
For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand Today, if you would hear His voice,
Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.
So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--
To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins,
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people;
"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house.'
"The word which He sent to the sons of Israel, preaching peace through Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all)--
Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, "It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first; since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.
Therefore, just as the Holy Spirit says, "TODAY IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE,
For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,
and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.
He said, "Go, and tell this people: 'Keep on listening, but do not perceive; Keep on looking, but do not understand.'
For the LORD has poured over you a spirit of deep sleep, He has shut your eyes, the prophets; And He has covered your heads, the seers.
They do not know, nor do they understand, for He has smeared over their eyes so that they cannot see and their hearts so that they cannot comprehend.
"In their case the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says, 'YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;
This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet which he spoke: "LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT? AND TO WHOM HAS THE ARM OF THE LORD BEEN REVEALED?"
And when they did not agree with one another, they began leaving after Paul had spoken one parting word, "The Holy Spirit rightly spoke through Isaiah the prophet to your fathers,
What then? What Israel is seeking, it has not obtained, but those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened;
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their minds were hardened; for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:3
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing,
2 Thessalonians 2:9
that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,
"There is no peace for the wicked," says the LORD.
TO PROCLAIM THE FAVORABLE YEAR OF THE LORD."
"But these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slay them in my presence."
that I have great sorrow and unceasing grief in my heart.