Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

Bible References

Zeal

Acts 21:20
And when they heard [all] this, they gave honor to God, then said to Paul, "Brother, you can see how many thousands of Jewish believers [in Christ] there are [everywhere] and all of them are eager to observe the [requirements of the] law of Moses.
Romans 10:2
For I can testify that they have an enthusiasm for God, but it is without [true] knowledge.
Galatians 1:13
For you have heard about the way I lived in the past, when I was in the Jewish religion, [that is], how I mercilessly persecuted the church of God, making havoc of it.

Persecuting

Acts 8:3
But Saul brought devastation to the church by entering everyone's house and dragging men and women off to jail.
Acts 9:1
With every breath [it seemed], Saul [expressed his desire to] threaten and murder the Lord's disciples and [even] went to the head priest
Acts 22:3
"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus, in Cilicia, but raised [here] in this city [i.e., Jerusalem]. [I was] instructed by Gamaliel [i.e., a renowned Jewish rabbi of the time] according to the strictest methods of observing the law of our forefathers. [I was very] eager to serve God, just as all of you are here today.
Acts 26:9
I truly thought within myself [that it was right] to do many things which were opposed to the name of Jesus from Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least [significant] of the apostles, and am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
1 Timothy 1:13
[even] though I had previously spoken against Christ, and persecuted [Christians] and acted outrageously. However, I obtained mercy because I acted out of ignorance, not believing [in Christ].

General references

Mark 10:20
And he replied, "Teacher, I have [already] been observing all these commandments since I was a young lad."
Luke 5:38
But freshly squeezed grape juice must be put into newly made animal skins.
Luke 18:21
And the ruler replied, "I have [already] been observing all of these commandments since I was [very] young."
Acts 8:3
But Saul brought devastation to the church by entering everyone's house and dragging men and women off to jail.
Philippians 3:7
However, those things which were [once regarded as] gain to me, I have [now] considered to be loss for [the sake of] Christ.