Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But others said derisively, "They have had too much new wine!"
But as he talked of uprightness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became alarmed, and said, "You may go for the present. I will find time later to send for you."
Do you think so lightly of his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience, and fail to see that God's kindness ought to induce you to repent?
how can we escape if we pay no attention to such a salvation as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and it was guaranteed to us by those who heard him,
And what was sown among the thorns means the man who listens to the message, and then the worries of the time and the pleasure of being rich choke the message out, and it yields nothing.
For just as in those days before the flood people were eating and drinking, marrying and being married, until the very day Noah entered the ark,
And they all immediately began to excuse themselves. The first one said to him, 'I have bought a piece of land, and I must go and look at it. Please have me excused.'
In the time of the Son of Man it will be just as it was in the time of Noah.
For to be physically minded means death, but to be spiritually minded means life and peace.
1 Timothy 6:9
But men who want to get rich fall into temptations and snares and many foolish, harmful cravings, that plunge people into destruction and ruin.
2 Timothy 3:4
treacherous, reckless, conceited, caring more for pleasure than for God,
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or what is in the world. If anyone loves the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,