Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strawed:

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I knew

Matthew 20:12
saying, ‘These last men have worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the scorching heat of the day.’
Job 21:14
“They say to God, ‘Depart from us!
We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.
Isaiah 58:3
‘Why have we fasted and You do not see?
Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?’
Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire,
And drive hard all your workers.
Jeremiah 2:31
“O generation, heed the word of the Lord.
Have I been a wilderness to Israel,
Or a land of thick darkness?
Why do My people say, ‘We are free to roam;
We will no longer come to You’?
Jeremiah 44:16
“As for the message that you have spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we are not going to listen to you!
Ezekiel 18:25
Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not right.’ Hear now, O house of Israel! Is My way not right? Is it not your ways that are not right?
Malachi 1:12
“But you are profaning it, in that you say, ‘The table of the Lord is defiled, and as for its fruit, its food is to be despised.’
Malachi 3:14
You have said, ‘It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the Lord of hosts?
Luke 15:29
But he answered and said to his father, ‘Look! For so many years I have been serving you and I have never neglected a command of yours; and yet you have never given me a young goat, so that I might celebrate with my friends;
Luke 19:20
Another came, saying, ‘Master, here is your mina, which I kept put away in a handkerchief;
Romans 8:7
because the mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so,
Romans 9:20
On the contrary, who are you, O man, who answers back to God? The thing molded will not say to the molder, “Why did you make me like this,” will it?

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Ezekiel 33:17
“Yet your fellow citizens say, ‘The way of the Lord is not right,’ when it is their own way that is not right.
Luke 6:46
Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?