Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
For the rest of the ignorant shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Thine own wickedness shall chastise thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee; know therefore and see how evil and bitter it is, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God and that my fear is lacking in thee, saith the Lord GOD of the hosts.
Why then is this people of Jerusalem rebellious with a perpetual rebellion? They hold fast deceit; they refuse to return.
Thus hath the LORD said; Cursed be the man that trusts in man and makes flesh his arm and whose heart departs from the LORD.
for Israel has turned away as a wild heifer; shall the LORD now feed them as rams in a large place?
and those that have turned back from following the LORD and those that did not seek the LORD, nor enquired about him.
Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unfaithfulness, to depart from the living God.
2 Peter 2:20
Certainly, if having separated themselves from the contaminations of the world, by the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they again entangle themselves therein and are overcome, their latter end is made worse for them than the beginnings.
The heart knows the bitterness of his soul, and a stranger shall not intermeddle with his joy.
but whosoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst, but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a fountain of water springing up into eternal life.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world and more abundantly towards you.
But let everyone prove his own work, and then he shall have glory regarding only himself, and not in another.