Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Jehovah met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and thus shalt thou speak.
And God came unto Balaam, and said, What men are these with thee?
I have prepared
And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.
Wherefore have we fasted,'say they , and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find your own pleasure, and exact all your labors.
saying, These last have spent but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, who have borne the burden of the day and the scorching heat.
I fast twice in the week; I give tithes of all that I get.
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you shall think that he offereth service unto God.
Where then is the glorying? It is excluded. By what manner of law? of works? Nay: but by a law of faith.
not of works, that no man should glory.