Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And others, mocking, said, "They have been filled with new wine!"
And, as he was reasoning about righteousness, continence, and the judgment to come, Felix, becoming terrified, answered, "Go your way for the present; and, when I obtain a suitable opportunity, I will call for you;"
Or, do you despise the riches of His kindness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God is leading you to repentance?
how shall we escape, having neglected so great salvation; which, indeed, having at first been spoken through the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard;
And he that was sown among the thorns, this is he that hears the word; and the anxiety of the age and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
For, as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day on which Noe entered into the ark,
"And they all, with one consent, began to make excuse. The first said to him, 'I bought a field, and I must go out to see it; I pray you, have me excused.'
"And, as it happened in the days of Noah, so will it be also in the days of the Son of Man:
For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace;
1 Timothy 6:9
But those, purposing to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful desires, which, indeed, sink men into destruction and perdition.
2 Timothy 3:4
traitors, reckless, puffed up, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;