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?
About that time Jesus exclaimed, "I heartily praise Thee, Father, Lord of Heaven and of earth, that Thou hast hidden these things from sages and men of discernment, and hast unveiled them to babes.
even as Thou hast given Him authority over all mankind, so that on all whom Thou hast given Him He may bestow the Life of the Ages.
No, indeed; the solution is found in His words to Moses, "Wherever I show mercy it shall be nothing but mercy, and wherever I show compassion it shall be simply compassion."
In the same way also at the present time there has come to be a remnant whom God in His grace has selected.
1 Corinthians 4:7
Why, who gives you your superiority, my brother? Or what have you that you did not receive? And if you really did receive it, why boast as if this were not so?
In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,
To you Gentiles also, who were dead through your offences and sins,
In accordance with His will He made us His children through the Message of the truth, so that we might, in a sense, be the Firstfruits of the things which He has created.
but if your eyesight is bad, your whole body will be dark. If however the very light within you is darkness, how dense must the darkness be!
covetousness, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, envy, reviling, pride, reckless folly:
Do not cry out in condemnation of one another, brethren, lest you come under judgement. I tell you that the Judge is standing at the door.
Seeing the crowds, the Jews, filled with angry jealousy, opposed Paul's statements and abused him.