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
They praised God when they heard it, and they said to him, "You see, brother, how many thousand believers there are among the Jews, all of them zealous upholders of the Law.
Romans 10:2
I can testify to their sincere devotion to God, but it is not an intelligent devotion.
Galatians 1:13
You have heard of my former conduct when I was attached to the Jewish religion??ow furiously I used to persecute the church of God and ravage it,

Persecuting

Acts 8:3
But Saul harassed the church. He went into one house after another, and dragging out men and women, put them in prison.
Acts 9:1
Now Saul, still breathing murderous threats against the Lord's disciples, went to the high priest,
Acts 22:3
"I am a Jew, and I was born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but was brought up here in this city, and thoroughly educated under the teaching of Gamaliel in the Law of our forefathers. I was zealous for God, just as all of you are today.
Acts 26:9
I once thought it my duty vigorously to oppose the cause of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least important of the apostles, and am not fit to be called an apostle, because I once persecuted God's church.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,

General references

Mark 10:20
But he said to him, "Master, I have obeyed all these commandments ever since I was a child."
Luke 5:38
New wine has to be put into fresh skins.
Luke 18:21
And he said, "I have obeyed all these commandments ever since I was a child."
Acts 8:3
But Saul harassed the church. He went into one house after another, and dragging out men and women, put them in prison.
Philippians 3:7
But for the sake of Christ I have come to count my former gains as loss.