Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are ye when men shall revile and persecute you, and utter all manner of reproach against you falsly, for my sake:
1 Peter 3:16
having a good conscience, that whereas they speak against you as evil-doers, they may be ashamed who calumniate your good conversation in Christ.
Now the law made some entrance, that the offence might appear to abound; but where sin abounded, grace hath superabounded; that as sin had reigned in death,
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 to be sinful, if the law had not said, "Thou shalt not covet."
For there have crept in some men, who have been of old described as under this condemnation, impious people, that turn the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and deny God the only Lord, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
nor do ye consider, that it is better for us that one man should die for the people, than that the whole nation should perish.