Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
At that same time Jesus said, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding all this from the learned and intelligent and revealing it to children.
just as you have done in giving him power over all mankind, so that he may give eternal life to all whom you have given him.
He said to Moses, "I will have mercy on the man on whom I choose to have mercy, and take pity on the man on whom I choose to take pity."
So too at the present time there is a remnant selected by God's mercy.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who sees anything special in you? And what have you got that you have not been given? But if it has been given you, why do you boast as though it had not been?
You also were dead because of the offenses and sins
Of his own accord he brought us into being through the message of truth, so that we might be a kind of first-fruits among his creatures.
but if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be dark. If, therefore, your very light is darkness, how deep the darkness will be!
greed, malice, deceit, indecency, envy, abusiveness, arrogance, folly??23 all these evils come from inside, and they pollute a man."
Do not complain of one another, brothers, or you will be judged. The judge is standing right at the door!
But when the Jews saw the crowd, they were very jealous, and they contradicted what Paul said and abused him.