Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
But he said to them, Have you no knowledge of what David did when he had need of food, and those who were with him?
And he said in answer, Have you not seen in the Writings, that he who made them at the first made them male and female, and said,
Jesus says to them, Did you never see in the Writings, The stone which the builders put on one side, the same has been made the chief stone of the building: this was the Lord's doing, and it is a wonder in our eyes?
But about the dead coming back to life, have you no knowledge of what was said to you by God in the Writings:
But as to the dead coming back to life; have you not seen in the book of Moses, about the burning thorn-tree, how God said to him, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?
And he said to him, What does the law say, in your reading of it?
In answer, Jesus said, Is there not a saying in your law, I said, You are gods?
To do what is right and true is more pleasing to the Lord than an offering.
Because my desire is for mercy and not offerings; for the knowledge of God more than for burned offerings.
With what am I to come before the Lord and go with bent head before the high God? am I to come before him with burned offerings, with young oxen a year old?
And Jesus, hearing it, said to them, Those who are well have no need of a medical man, but those who are ill: I have come not to get the upright but sinners.
I have come, not to get the upright, but sinners, so that they may be turned from their sins.
And he made a story for them, saying,
For the Son of man came to make search for those who are wandering from the way, and to be their Saviour.
As it is said in the holy Writings, There is not one who does righteousness;
1 Corinthians 6:9
Have you not knowledge that evil-doers will have no part in the kingdom of God? Have no false ideas about this: no one who goes after the desires of the flesh, or gives worship to images, or is untrue when married, or is less than a man, or makes a wrong use of men,
1 Timothy 1:13
Though I had said violent words against God, and done cruel acts, causing great trouble: but I was given mercy, because I did it without knowledge, not having faith;