Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?
for what if some betrayed their trust? shall their unfaithfulness render
if then, some of the branches are broken off, and thou like a wild olive, were grafted in their place to partake of the root and sap of the olivestock;
but, as I said before, you do not believe; because ye are not of my sheep.
some believed what he had said, but others did not believe:
for to us was the good promise made, as well as to them: but the word address'd to them was not effectually receiv'd with faith by those that heard it.
1 Peter 2:8
and which the architects rejected, will be an occasion to the incredulous of their stumbling, and bruising themselves thereby:
by whose favour I have received the office of an apostle to bring the Gentiles every where to the obedience of faith preached in his name:
but unto those who are contentious, and do not yield to the truth, but give way to injustice, indignation and wrath,
but God be thanked, that you, who were the vassals of sin, have sincerely obeyed in the manner the gospel prescribed.
and by the writings of the prophets (according to the commandment of the eternal God) made known to all the Gentiles, to induce them to obey the faith:
O foolish Galatians, who hath deluded you, you that have had the crucifixion of Jesus Christ represented to your view?
You set out well in your course: who hath obstructed your progress in the truth?
2 Thessalonians 1:8
in flaming fire, to take vengeance on those, who know not God, and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
and by a perfect obedience he procured eternal salvation for all that obey him;
'Twas by faith that he who was named Abraham, showed his obedience in travelling to a foreign country, which he was afterwards to inherit; and began his journey without knowing where he was going.
1 Peter 1:22
You that have purified your souls by the holy spirit, in obeying the gospel, which obliges you to an undisguised benevolence, let your hearts be mutually affected with the most disinterested ardour;
1 Peter 3:1
Let the married women be subservient to their husbands, that if they happen to disbelieve the gospel, they may be gain'd by the instructive conduct of their wives,
so that the passage of Esaias the prophet was fulfilled, where he says, "Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?