Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things about you falsely on account of me.
1 Peter 3:16
Yet do it with courtesy and respect, keeping a good conscience, so that those who slander your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame when they accuse you.
Now the law came in so that the transgression may increase, but where sin increased, grace multiplied all the more,
What shall we say then? Are we to remain in sin so that grace may increase?
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Absolutely not! Certainly, I would not have known sin except through the law. For indeed I would not have known what it means to desire something belonging to someone else if the law had not said, "Do not covet."
For certain men have secretly slipped in among you -- men who long ago were marked out for the condemnation I am about to describe -- ungodly men who have turned the grace of our God into a license for evil and who deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
But Isaac replied, "Your brother came in here deceitfully and took away your blessing."
Will you speak wickedly on God's behalf? Will you speak deceitfully for him?
You do not realize that it is more to your advantage to have one man die for the people than for the whole nation to perish."