Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
What then shall we say? are we still to continue in sin that favour may abound?
2 Chronicles 33:9
And so Manasseh led astray Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, - to commit wickedness beyond the nations which Yahweh had destroyed from before the sons of Israel.
For the sake of thy Name, O Yahweh, Therefore wilt thou pardon mine iniquity, for great it is.
Come, I pray you, and let us settle the disputer Saith Yahweh, - Though your sins be found like scarlet, As snow, shall they be made white, Though they appear red like crimson, As wool, shall they become.
Thou hast not bought for me with silver, fragrant calamus, Nor with the fat of thy sacrifices, hast thou sated me, - Thou hast done nothing but oppress me with thy sins, Thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities.
Though she saw that for all this, apostate Israel having committed adultery, I had sent her away, and had given a scroll of divorcement unto her, yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but, she also, went and committed unchastity.
Thou also bear thine own reproach, which thou didst adjudge to thy sisters, by thy sins in which thou wast more abominable than they, thou didst make them appear more righteous than thou, - Thou also, therefore turn thou pale and bear thine own reproach, for making thy sisters appear righteous!
And I will throw upon you clean water and ye shall he clean, - From all your uncleannesses and from all your manufactured gods, will I cleanse you;
Who is a GOD like unto thee, taking away the iniquity - and passing over the transgression - of the remnant of his inheritance? He hath not held fast, perpetually, his anger, for, one who delighteth in lovingkindness, is he!
But go ye, and learn what this meaneth, - Mercy, I desire, and not, sacrifice; For I came, not to call the righteous, but sinners.
For which cause, I say unto thee - Her many sins, have been forgiven, because she hath loved, much: but, he to whom little is forgiven, little, loveth.
And, one of the suspended evil-doers, began to defame him - Art not, thou, the Christ? Save thyself and us!
The thief, cometh not, save that he may thieve and slay and destroy: I, came, that, life, they might have, and, above measure, might have.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or know ye not that, wrong-doers, shall not inherit, God's kingdom? Be not deceiving yourselves: - neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites,
Unto the praise of the glory of his favour wherewith he favoured us in the Beloved One, -
Unto you also - being dead by your offences and sins,
1 Timothy 1:13
Though, formerly, a defamer, and persecutor, and insulter; nevertheless mercy was shown me, because, without knowledge, I acted, in unbelief:
For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.
one choice young bullock one ram one he-lamb of the first year, as an ascending-sacrifice;
But many shall be - first-last, and last-first.
But all the tax-collectors and the sinners were, unto him, drawing near, to be hearkening unto him;
They came forth out of the city, and were coming unto him.