Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
therefore, whoever heareth these instructions of mine, and puts them in practice, I will compare him to the prudent man, who built his house upon a rock:
when any one heareth the doctrine of the gospel, and considers it not, then comes the wicked one, and catches away what was sown in his heart: he is the person meant by the high-way, where some of the seed was sown: but the stony ground,
accordingly they went about the streets, and assembled all they met indifferently, both good and bad: so that the hall was furnished with guests.
1 Corinthians 10:1
I would not have you ignorant, my brethren, that all our fathers were under the Cloud, all passed thro' the sea:
1 John 2:19
they went out from us, but they were not of us: for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that it might be manifest, that they were not all of us.
Now, I would call to your remembrance what you once were inform'd of, that when the Lord had delivered the people from the land of Egypt, he afterward destroyed those that were disobedient.