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 says, What have you to do to declare my statutes, or that you should take my covenant in your mouth?
All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not according to their works: for they say, and do not.
And he said unto them, You will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal yourself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in your country.
And he said, Woe unto you also, you lawyers! for you load men with burdens hard to be borne, and you yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
And that servant, who knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
And he said unto him, Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant. You knew that I was a severe man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I did not sow:
1 Corinthians 9:27
But I roughly treat my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified.
For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
But you speak the things which become sound doctrine:
Dost thou steal
Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.
In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained from your neighbors by extortion, and have forgotten me, says the Lord GOD.
Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,
Her heads judge for reward, and her priests teach for hire, and her prophets divine for money: yet will they lean upon 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 you have made it a den of thieves.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer: therefore you shall receive the greater condemnation.
Take heed therefore that the light which is in you be not darkness.