Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I say to you, That many shall come from the sunrising and the descents, and shall recline with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens.
So shall the last be first, and the first last; for many are called, but few chosen.
Which of the two did the father's will? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Truly I say to you, that publicans and harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
And many first shall be last; and the last first.
And all the people having heard, and the publicans, justified God, having been immersed with the immersion of John.
And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.
And the publican, standing afar off, would not either lift up the eyes to heaven, but struck upon his breast, saying, God propitiate for me the sinful.
And the law entered, that the fall might abound. And where sin abounded, grace superabounded:
What then shall we say? That the nations, not following justice, overtook justice, and the justice of faith.
Ye were running well; who hindered you not to obey the truth?
Let us therefore fear, lest a solemn promise being left to come into his rest, any of you should seem to have failed.