Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
But unto the wicked God saith, What part hast thou to declare my statutes or that thou should take my covenant in thy mouth?
therefore, whatever they bid you to observe, observe it and do it, but do not act according to their works, for they say and do not do it.
And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself; whatever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.
And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye burden men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
And that slave who knew his lord's will and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
Then he said unto him, Out of thine own mouth I will judge thee, thou wicked slave. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that which I did not lay down, and reaping that which I did not sow;
1 Corinthians 9:27
but I keep my body under, and bring it into subjection, lest preaching to others, I myself should become reprobate.
For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law, but desire to have you circumcised that they may glory in your flesh.
But speak thou the things which are expedient unto sound doctrine,
Dost thou steal
And these anxious dogs are insatiable, and even the shepherds did not know enough to understand: they all look to their own ways, each one for his gain, from his quarter.
In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion and hast forgotten me, said the Lord GOD.
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land,
the heads thereof judge for bribes, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they come near unto the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? No evil can come upon us.
and said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayer; therefore, ye shall receive the greater judgment.
Take heed therefore if the light which is in thee is darkness.