Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.
“If you say, ‘How shall we persecute him?’
What pretext for a case against him can we find?’
“For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off,
When God requires
When God requires
“ Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven.
And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him.
So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him,
“ If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;
Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.
2 Timothy 1:15
You are aware of the fact that all who are in
Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.
2 Timothy 2:17
talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,
2 Timothy 4:10
Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
1 John 2:19
They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.
And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me.”
yet he has no firm root in himself, but is only temporary, and when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he falls away.
“ Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name.
1 Corinthians 10:12
Therefore let him who
thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall.
Those who desire
to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
so that no one would be
disturbed by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we have been destined for this.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me;
may it not be counted against them.
How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.