Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap:
Who may abide
Who may abide
For see, the day is coming, it is burning like an oven; all the men of pride and all who do evil will be dry stems of grass: and in the day which is coming they will be burned up, says the Lord of armies, till they have not a root or a branch.
Sorrow to you who are looking for the day of the Lord! what is the day of the Lord to you? it is dark and not light.
But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?
Which of the two did his father's pleasure? They say, The first. Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, that tax-farmers and loose women are going into the kingdom of God before you.
But a curse is on you, scribes and Pharisees, false ones! because you are shutting the kingdom of heaven against men: for you do not go in yourselves, and those who are going in, you keep back.
And while they went to get oil, the master came; and those who were ready went in with him to the feast: and the door was shut.
And Simeon gave them his blessing and said to Mary, his mother, See, this child will be the cause of the downfall and the lifting up of great numbers of people in Israel, and he will be a sign against which hard words will be said;
And even now the axe is put to the root of the trees; and every tree which does not have good fruit will be cut down and put into the fire.
And a blessing will be on him who has no doubts about me.
Now, while he was talking, a Pharisee made a request that he would come to a meal with him; and he went in and took his seat at the meal.
But keep watch at all times with prayer, that you may be strong enough to come through all these things and take your place before the Son of man.
And they said, Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we have seen? How is it then that he now says, I have come down from heaven?
You are doing the works of your father. They said to him, We are true sons of Abraham; we have one Father, who is God.
And Jesus said, I came into this world to be a judge, so that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.
If I had not come and been their teacher they would have had no sin: but now they have no reason to give for their sin.
Which of the prophets was not cruelly attacked by your fathers? and they put to death those who gave them the news of the coming of the Upright One; whom you have now given up and put to death;
But Israel, going after a law of righteousness, did not get it.
In the same way, there are at this present time some who are marked out by the selection of grace.
A man who has gone against the law of Moses is put to death without pity on the word of two or three witnesses:
See that you give ear to his voice which comes to you. For if those whose ears were shut to the voice which came to them on earth did not go free from punishment, what chance have we of going free if we give no attention to him whose voice comes from heaven?
1 Peter 2:7
And the value is for you who have faith; but it is said for those without faith, The very stone which the builders put on one side, was made the chief stone of the building;
And has made us to be a kingdom and priests to his God and Father; to him let glory and power be given for ever and ever. So be it.
For the great day of their wrath is come, and who may keep his place?
When Zion has been washed from her sin by the Lord, and Jerusalem made clean from her blood by a judging and a burning wind.
And I will make the third part go through the fire, cleaning them as silver is made clean, and testing them as gold is tested: and they will make their prayer to me and I will give them an answer: I will say, It is my people; and they will say, The Lord is my God.
And even now the axe is put to the root of the trees; every tree then which does not give good fruit is cut down, and put into the fire.
1 Corinthians 3:13
Every man's work will be made clear in that day, because it will be tested by fire; and the fire itself will make clear the quality of every man's work.
And I will put her children to death; and all the churches will see that I am he who makes search into the secret thoughts and hearts of men: and I will give to every one of you the reward of your works.
I will make clear the Lord's decision: he has said to me, You are my son, this day have I given you being.
Come now, and let us have an argument together, says the Lord: how may your sins which are red like blood be white as snow? how may their dark purple seem like wool?
For even if you are washed with soda and take much soap, still your evil-doing is marked before me, says the Lord God.
And his clothing became shining, very white, as no cleaner on earth would make it.
And from Jesus Christ, the true witness, the first to come back from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who had love for us and has made us clean from our sins by his blood;
And I said to him, My lord, you have knowledge. And he said to me, These are they who came through the great testing, and their robes have been washed and made white in the blood of the Lamb.
And to her it was given to be clothed in delicate linen, clean and shining: for the clean linen is the righteousness of the saints.