Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Now in those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the native Hebrews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.
The apostles and the elders came together to consider this matter.
1 Corinthians 5:4
In the name of our Lord Jesus, when you are assembled, and I with you in spirit, and the power of our Lord Jesus is present,
1 Corinthians 6:1
When any one of you has a grievance against a brother, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of before the saints?
2 Corinthians 2:6
Sufficient for such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the majority,
3 John 1:9
I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.
I urge you, brethren, to take note of those who cause divisions and difficulties, contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; avoid them.
1 Corinthians 5:3
For though I am absent in body, I am present in spirit, and have already passed judgment on the one who has committed this, as if I were present.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.
1 Timothy 6:5
and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a means of gain.
2 John 1:10
If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting;
And when you pray, do not use empty repetitions as the Gentiles do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.
2 Corinthians 6:14
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
Now this I affirm and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds,
Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead expose them.
For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!' But wisdom is justified by her deeds."
Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly, I say to you, the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, 'God, I thank you that I am not like other menextortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
Now behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector, and he was rich.