Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
And he that was sown on the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and straightway with joy receives it;
And these likewise are those sown upon the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, straightway with joy receive it;
for Herod was fearing John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he was preserving him.
He was a lamp that was burning and shining; and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
O foolish Galatians! Who bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth crucified?
Where, then, is your benedictions for me? For I bear you witness that, if possible, plucking out your eyes, ye would have given them to me!
that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that ye, having been rooted and grounded in love,
having been rooted and being built up in Him, and being established in the faith as ye were taught, abounding with thanksgiving.
These are the hidden rocks in your love-feasts, feasting sumptuously together, feeding themselves without fear; clouds without water, borne along by winds; autumnal trees, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;