Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
But the one who does not find me brings harm to himself; all who hate me love death."
The one who believes in the Son has eternal life. The one who rejects the Son will not see life, but God's wrath remains on him.
But my righteous one will live by faith, and if he shrinks back, I take no pleasure in him.
Take care not to refuse the one who is speaking! For if they did not escape when they refused the one who warned them on earth, how much less shall we, if we reject the one who warns from heaven?
But Jeshurun became fat and kicked, you got fat, thick, and stuffed! Then he deserted the God who made him, and treated the Rock who saved him with contempt.
May their dining table become a trap before them! May it be a snare for that group of friends!
The spiritually insensitive do not recognize this; the fool does not understand this.
He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,
"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
But if you do not experience discipline, something all sons have shared in, then you are illegitimate and are not sons.
You have lived indulgently and luxuriously on the earth. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
"From its earliest days Moab has lived undisturbed. It has never been taken into exile. Its people are like wine allowed to settle undisturbed on its dregs, never poured out from one jar to another. They are like wine which tastes like it always did, whose aroma has remained unchanged.