Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When you did these things, I was silent, so you thought I was exactly like you. But now I will condemn you and state my case against you!
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know, my God, that you examine thoughts and are pleased with integrity. With pure motives I contribute all this; and now I look with joy as your people who have gathered here contribute to you.
You are too just to tolerate evil; you are unable to condone wrongdoing. So why do you put up with such treacherous people? Why do you say nothing when the wicked devour those more righteous than they are?
You have wearied the Lord with your words. But you say, "How have we wearied him?" Because you say, "Everyone who does evil is good in the Lord's opinion, and he delights in them," or "Where is the God of justice?"
Cruel rulers are not your allies, those who make oppressive laws.
Deceitful people will not live in my palace. Liars will not be welcome in my presence.
Certainly the godly will give thanks to your name; the morally upright will live in your presence.
Jesus replied, "If anyone loves me, he will obey my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and take up residence with him.
Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, for without it no one will see the Lord.
2 Peter 3:13
But, according to his promise, we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness truly resides.
The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because the glory of God lights it up, and its lamp is the Lamb.