Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Wash! Cleanse yourselves! Remove your sinful deeds from my sight. Stop sinning!
When a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.
but I declared to those in Damascus first, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds consistent with repentance.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For sadness as intended by God produces a repentance that leads to salvation, leaving no regret, but worldly sadness brings about death.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ to the glory and praise of God.
For the ground that has soaked up the rain that frequently falls on it and yields useful vegetation for those who tend it receives a blessing from God.
There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God but you yourselves thrown out.
And in hell, as he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far off with Lazarus at his side.
Listen to this, O family of Jacob, you who are called by the name 'Israel,' and are descended from Judah, who take oaths in the name of the Lord, and invoke the God of Israel -- but not in an honest and just manner.
Stop putting your confidence in the false belief that says, "We are safe! The temple of the Lord is here! The temple of the Lord is here! The temple of the Lord is here!"
"We are descendants of Abraham," they replied, "and have never been anyone's slaves! How can you say, 'You will become free'?"
For this reason it is by faith so that it may be by grace, with the result that the promise may be certain to all the descendants -- not only to those who are under the law, but also to those who have the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all
nor are all the children Abraham's true descendants; rather "through Isaac will your descendants be counted."
He answered, "I tell you, if they keep silent, the very stones will cry out!"
Instruct them, 'Pick up twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan, from the very place where the priests stand firmly, and carry them over with you and put them in the place where you camp tonight.'"
I tell you, many will come from the east and west to share the banquet with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
For this reason I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female -- for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.