Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute [you] and say all kinds of evil things against you, lying on account of me.
1 Peter 3:16
But [do so] with courtesy and respect, having a good conscience, so that in [the things] in which you are slandered, the ones who malign your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame.
Now the law came in as a side issue, in order that the trespass could increase, but where sin increased, grace was present in greater abundance,
What therefore shall we say? Shall we continue in sin, in order that grace may increase?
What then shall we say? [Is] the law sin? May it never be! But I would not have known sin except through the law, for I would not have known covetousness if the law had not said, "Do not covet."
For certain men have slipped in stealthily, who were designated long ago for this condemnation, ungodly ones, who change the grace of our God into licentiousness and who deny our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.
And he said, "Your brother came in deceit and took your blessing."
"Will you speak falsely for God? And will you speak deceitfully for him?
Nor do you consider that it is profitable for you that one man should die for the people, and the whole nation not perish."