Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘
We have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.
And he cried out and said, ‘ Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.’
But Simon answered and said, “
Pray to the Lord for me yourselves, so that nothing of what you have said may come upon me.”
Behold, I will cause those of the synagogue of Satan, who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—I will make them come and bow down at your feet, and make them know that I have loved you.
The one on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, this is the man who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;
“So are the paths of all who forget God;
hope of the godless will perish,
“Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out,
flame of his fire gives no light.
“How often is the lamp of the wicked put out,
Or does their
calamity fall on them?
God apportion destruction in His anger?
Or does their
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,
shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
The light of the righteous rejoices,
lamp of the wicked goes out.
He who curses his father or his mother,
lamp will go out in time of darkness.
So take care how you listen; for whoever has, to him more shall be given; and whoever does not have, even what he thinks he has shall be taken away from him.”
“ Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit.
Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have
come short of it.