Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
for Herod feared John knowing that he was a just and holy man, and kept him safe; and having heard him, did many things, and heard him gladly.
And as he went forth into the way, a person ran up to him, and kneeling to him asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.
And a scribe came up and said to him, Teacher, I will follow thee whithersoever thou mayest go.
But he that is sown on the rocky places this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy,
But those upon the rock, those who when they hear receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a time, and in time of trial fall away.
He was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
And Simon also himself believed; and, having been baptised, continued constantly with Philip; and, beholding the signs and great works of power which took place, was astonished.
And as he reasoned concerning righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment about to come, Felix, being filled with fear, answered, Go for the present, and when I get an opportunity I will send for thee;
And Agrippa said to Paul, In a little thou persuadest me to become a Christian.