Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 2:24
This ought not to be, my sons! For the report that I hear circulating among the Lord's people is not good.
You, however, have turned from the way. You have caused many to violate the law; you have corrupted the covenant with Levi," says the Lord who rules over all.
"But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a huge millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the open sea.
For if your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer walking in love. Do not destroy by your food someone for whom Christ died.
1 Corinthians 8:11
So by your knowledge the weak brother or sister, for whom Christ died, is destroyed.
A whole generation will serve him; they will tell the next generation about the sovereign Lord.
Such purity characterizes the people who seek his favor, Jacob's descendants, who pray to him. (Selah)
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
He goes about in company with evildoers, he goes along with wicked men.
When worries threaten to overwhelm me, your soothing touch makes me happy.
But if you do not experience discipline, something all sons have shared in, then you are illegitimate and are not sons.