Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
For I tell you that unless your uprightness is far superior to that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never even enter the Kingdom of Heaven!
But when the Pharisees heard of it they said, "This man cannot drive out demons except by the aid of Beelzebub, the prince of the demons."
Then his disciples came up to him and said to him, "Do you know that the Pharisees were shocked to hear you say that?"
And Jesus said to them, "Look out, and be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"
Then the Pharisees went and made a plot to entrap him in argument.
"But alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you lock the doors of the Kingdom of Heaven in men's faces, for you will neither go in yourselves nor let those enter who are trying to do so.
For the Pharisees and all the Jews observe the rules handed down from their ancestors, and will not eat until they have washed their hands in a particular way,
And he warned them, saying, "Look out! Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod!"
They sent some Pharisees and Herodians to him to entrap him in argument.
but the Pharisees and experts in the Law thwarted God's purpose for themselves, by refusing to be baptized by him.
But the Master said to him, "You Pharisees clean the outside of cups and dishes, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.
The Pharisees, who were avaricious, heard all this, and they ridiculed him.
The Pharisee stood up and uttered this prayer to himself: 'O God, I thank you that I am not like other men, greedy, dishonest, or adulterous, like that tax-collector.
The attendants went back to the high priests and Pharisees, and they said to the attendants, "Why have you not brought him?"
Some Pharisees who were present heard this, and they said to him, "Then are we blind too?"
As they were talking in this way to the people, the high priests, the commander of the Temple, and the Sadducees came up to them,
This aroused the high priest and all his supporters, the party of the Sadducees, and filled them with jealousy,
But some members of the Pharisees' party who had become believers got up and said that such converts ought to be circumcised and told to obey the Law of Moses.
Knowing that part of them were Sadducees and part of them Pharisees, Paul called out in the council, "Brothers, I am a Pharisee, and the son of Pharisees! It is for my hope for the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial!"
for they have known from the first, if they are willing to give evidence, that I was a Pharisee and my life was that of the strictest sect of our religion.
You brood of snakes! how can you, bad as you are, utter anything good? For the mouth says only what the heart is full of.
You serpents! You brood of snakes! How can you escape being sentenced to the pit?
So he would say to the crowds that came out there to be baptized by him, "You brood of snakes! Who warned you to fly from the wrath that is coming?
The devil is the father you are sprung from, and you want to carry out your father's wishes. He was a murderer from the first, and he has nothing to do with the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks in his true character, for he is a liar and the father of them.
1 John 3:10
This is how the children of God and those of the devil can be distinguished: No one who does not act uprightly or who does not love his brother is a child of God.
So the great dragon, the ancient serpent who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.
So if we have already been made upright by his death, it is far more certain that through him we shall be saved from God's anger!
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to wait for the coming from heaven of his Son, whom he raised from the dead??esus, our deliverer from God's coming wrath.
2 Thessalonians 1:9
They will be punished with eternal ruin and exclusion from the presence of the Lord and his glorious might,
so that by these two unalterable things, which make it impossible for God to break his promise, we who have taken refuge with him may be greatly encouraged to seize upon the hope that is offered to us.
And they said to the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us, and conceal us from the sight of him who is seated on the throne, and from the anger of the Lamb,