Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
I bear them
2 Corinthians 8:3
For I give them witness, that as they were able, and even more than they were able, they gave from the impulse of their hearts,
Where then is that happy condition of yours? because I give you witness, that, if possible, you would have taken out your eyes and given them to me.
For I give witness of him that he has undergone much trouble for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis.
2 Kings 10:16
And he said, Come with me and see how I am on fire for the Lord's cause. So he made him go with him in his carriage.
They will put you out of the Synagogues: yes, the time is coming when whoever puts you to death will have the belief that he is doing God's pleasure.
And hearing it, they gave praise to God; and they said to him, You see, brother, what thousands there are among the Jews, who have the faith; and they all have a great respect for the law:
I am a Jew of Tarsus in Cilicia by birth, but I had my education in this town at the feet of Gamaliel, being trained in the keeping of every detail of the law of our fathers; given up to the cause of God with all my heart, as you are today.
For I, truly, was of the opinion that it was right for me to do a number of things against the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
And I went farther in the Jews' religion than a number of my generation among my countrymen, having a more burning interest in the beliefs handed down from my fathers.
Their interest in you is not good; but their desire is that you may be shut out, so that you may go after them.
In bitter hate I was cruel to the church; I kept all the righteousness of the law to the last detail.
Because, not having knowledge of God's righteousness, and desiring to give effect to their righteousness, they have not put themselves under the righteousness of God.
But Israel, going after a law of righteousness, did not get it.
Have all the workers of evil no knowledge? they take my people for food as they would take bread; they make no prayer to the Lord.
Further, without knowledge desire is not good; and he who is over-quick in acting goes out of the right way.
In that day the Lord, with his great and strong and cruel sword, will send punishment on Leviathan, the quick-moving snake, and on Leviathan, the twisted snake; and he will put to death the dragon which is in the sea.
2 Corinthians 4:4
Because the god of this world has made blind the minds of those who have not faith, so that the light of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not be shining on them.
And my prayer is that you may be increased more and more in knowledge and experience;
Then Micah said, Now I am certain that the Lord will do me good, seeing that the Levite has become my priest.
I will make clear what your righteousness is like and your works; you will have no profit in them.
And he said, All these things I have done from the time when I was a boy.