Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Fearing the Lord is the beginning of moral knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
And you will say, "How I hated discipline! My heart spurned reproof!
But the one who does not find me brings harm to himself; all who hate me love death."
The one who loves discipline loves knowledge, but the one who hates reproof is stupid.
For everyone who does evil deeds hates the light and does not come to the light, so that their deeds will not be exposed.
And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what should not be done.
therefore you who teach someone else, do you not teach yourself? You who preach against stealing, do you steal?
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with every kind of evil deception directed against those who are perishing, because they found no place in their hearts for the truth so as to be saved.
2 Timothy 4:3
For there will be a time when people will not tolerate sound teaching. Instead, following their own desires, they will accumulate teachers for themselves, because they have an insatiable curiosity to hear new things.
"Nonetheless they grew disobedient and rebelled against you; they disregarded your law. They killed your prophets who had solemnly admonished them in order to cause them to return to you. They committed atrocious blasphemies.
They pronounce the guilty innocent for a payoff, they ignore the just cause of the innocent.
Your wise men will be put to shame. They will be dumbfounded and be brought to judgment. Since they have rejected the word of the Lord, what wisdom do they really have?
But they just keep saying, 'We do not care what you say! We will do whatever we want to do! We will continue to behave wickedly and stubbornly!'"
As soon as Jehudi had read three or four columns of the scroll, the king would cut them off with a penknife and throw them on the fire in the firepot. He kept doing so until the whole scroll was burned up in the fire.