Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are ye when men'shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
1 Peter 3:16
having a good conscience; that, wherein ye are spoken against, they may be put to shame who revile your good manner of life in Christ.
And the law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace did abound more exceedingly:
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Howbeit, I had not known sin, except through the law: for I had not known coveting, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet:
For there are certain men crept in privily, even they who were of old written of beforehand unto this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
And he said, Thy brother came with guile, and hath taken away thy blessing.
Will ye speak unrighteously for God, And talk deceitfully for him?
nor do ye take account that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.