Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth?
"There is no peace," says the LORD, "for the wicked."
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call you on him while he is near:
Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness that he has committed, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
Like the legs of the lame that hang loose: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
"What are the multitude of your sacrifices to me?," says the LORD. "I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed animals. I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.
"Hear this, house of Jacob, you who are called by the name of Israel, and have come forth out of the waters of Judah; who swear by the name of the LORD, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness
"Cry aloud, do not spare, lift up your voice like a trumpet, and declare to my people their disobedience, and to the house of Jacob their sins.
Do not trust in lying words, saying, "The LORD's temple, The LORD's temple, The LORD's temple, are these."
And why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
But some of the itinerant Jews, exorcists, took on themselves to invoke over those who had the evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, "I adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preaches."
But if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on the law, and boast in God,
1 Corinthians 9:27
but I beat my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, after I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.
2 Peter 2:15
forsaking the right way, they went astray, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of wrongdoing;
The friendship of the LORD is with those who fear him. He will show them his covenant.
But they flattered him with their mouth, and lied to him with their tongue.
"I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant;
not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers, in the day that I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; for they did not continue in my covenant, and I disregarded them," says the Lord.
"Thus says the Lord GOD, 'No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any foreigners who are among the children of Israel.