Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killest the prophets, and stonest those, who are sent unto thee: how often would I have gather'd thy children together, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and ye would not?"
and to Israel he says, "all day long I have stretched forth my hands to an incredulous and rebellious people."
2 Corinthians 6:1
Invested then with such a commission, I beseech you let not the offers of divine favour be made to you in vain.
I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if justification be by the law, Christ died to no purpose.
for I have acquainted you with the whole dispensation of God without reserve.
It is by him, that we have a share in the inheritance, which was before allotted to us, in consequence of his design, who executes the whole plan, as he himself had contriv'd it:
but many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.
but they that are first shall be last, and the last shall be first.
but the Scribes and Pharisees of that place reproach'd his disciples, and said, why do ye eat and drink with publicans and scandalous people?