Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They were both of them upright before God, blamelessly obeying all the Lord's precepts and ordinances.
He was religious and God-fearing--and so was every member of his household. He was also liberal in his charities to the people, and continually offered prayer to God.
This too is my own earnest endeavour--always to have a clear conscience in relation to God and man.
For the grace of God has displayed itself with healing power to all mankind,
And coming up just at that moment, she gave thanks to God, and spoke about the child to all who were expecting the deliverance of Jerusalem.
Joseph of Arimathaea came, a highly respected member of the Council, who himself also was living in expectation of the Kingdom of God. He summoned up courage to go in to see Pilate and beg for the body of Jesus.