Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are ye when they revile you, and persecute you, and say every evil word, being deceitful against you because of me.
1 Peter 3:16
Having a good conscience, so that, in what they speak against you as of evil-doers, they may be ashamed, those who revile your good behavior in Christ.
And the law entered so that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace was more abundant,
What will we say then? We continue in sin so that grace may abound?
What will we say then? The law is sin? May it not happen! Yet I did not know sin except through law. For likewise I would not have known lust, if the law did not say, Thou shall not covet.
For certain men have sneaked in, those written about formerly for this condemnation, irreverent men, perverting the grace of our God into licentiousness, and denying our only Master God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
And he said, Thy brother came with guile, and has taken away thy blessing.
Will ye speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for him?
nor do ye consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not the whole nation should perish.