Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision.
"Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor throw your pearls to the swine; otherwise they will trample them under their feet and then turn and attack you.
Then will many stumble and fall, and they will betray one another and hate one another.
But if you are perpetually snarling and snapping at one another, beware lest you are destroyed by one another.
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the metal-worker showed bitter hostility towards me: the Lord will requite him according to his doings.
2 Peter 2:22
Their case is that described in the true proverb, "A dog returns to what he has vomited," and also in the other proverb, "The sow has washed itself and now goes back to roll in its filth."
The unclean are shut out, and so are all who practise magic, all fornicators, all murderers, and those who worship idols, and every one who loves falsehood and tells lies.
Their end is destruction, their bellies are their God, their glory is in their shame, and their minds are devoted to earthly things.
Many will say to me on that day, "'Master, Master, have we not prophesied in Thy name, and in Thy name expelled demons, and in Thy name performed many mighty works?'
2 Corinthians 11:13
For men of this stamp are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, assuming the garb of Apostles of Christ.
You however, brethren, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an excuse for giving way to your lower natures; but become bondservants to one another in a spirit of love.
1 Timothy 1:19
holding fast to faith and a clear conscience, which some have cast aside and have made shipwreck of their faith.
2 Timothy 3:1
But of this be assured: in the last days grievous times will set in.
2 Timothy 4:3
For a time is coming when they will not tolerate wholesome instruction, but, wanting to have their ears tickled, they will find a multitude of teachers to satisfy their own fancies;
They profess to know God; but in their actions they disown Him, and are detestable and disobedient men, and for any good work are utterly useless.
2 Peter 2:18
For, while they pour out their frivolous and arrogant talk, they use earthly cravings--every kind of immorality--as a bait to entrap men who are just escaping from the influence of those who live in error.
For certain persons have crept in unnoticed--men spoken of in ancient writings as pre-destined to this condemnation--ungodly men, who pervert the grace of our God into an excuse for immorality, and disown Jesus Christ, our only Sovereign and Lord.
But as for cowards and the unfaithful, and the polluted, and murderers, fornicators, and those who practise magic or worship idols, and all liars--the portion allotted to them shall be in the Lake which burns with fire and sulphur. This is the Second Death."
For we are the true circumcision--we who render to God a spiritual worship and make our boast in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in outward ceremonies:
For the true Jew is not the man who is simply a Jew outwardly, and true circumcision is not that which is outward and bodily.
But although my companion Titus was a Greek they did not insist upon even his being circumcised.
Christ having made us gloriously free--stand fast and do not again be hampered with the yoke of slavery.
Your sufferings I know, and your poverty--but you are rich--and the evil name given you by those who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but are Satan's synagogue.
I will cause some belonging to Satan's synagogue who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but are liars--I will make them come and fall at your feet and know for certain that I have loved you.