Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
1 Peter 3:16
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good behavior in Christ.
Moreover the law entered, that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
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. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, you shall not covet.
For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into licentiousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
And he said, your brother came with subtlety, and has taken away your blessing.
Will you speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?
Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.