Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones.
I will turn
If I make sharp my shining sword, and my hand is outstretched for judging, I will give punishment to those who are against me, and their right reward to my haters.
In that day the Lord, with his great and strong and cruel sword, will send punishment on Leviathan, the quick-moving snake, and on Leviathan, the twisted snake; and he will put to death the dragon which is in the sea.
O sword of the Lord, how long will you have no rest? put yourself back into your cover; be at peace, be quiet.
Because I am going to have the upright and the evil cut off from you, for this cause my sword will go out from its cover against all flesh from the south to the north:
This is what the Lord my God has said: Take care of the flock of death;
He will give food to his flock like a keeper of sheep; with his arm he will get it together, and will take up the lambs on his breast, gently guiding those which are with young.
And I will put over them one keeper, and he will give them food, even my servant David; he will give them food and be their keeper.
And my servant David will be king over them; and they will all have one keeper: and they will be guided by my orders and will keep my rules and do them.
And you, Beth-lehem Ephrathah, the least among the families of Judah, out of you one will come to me who is to be ruler in Israel; whose going out has been purposed from time past, from the eternal days.
The thief comes only to take the sheep and to put them to death: he comes for their destruction: I have come so that they may have life and have it in greater measure.
Now may the God of peace, who made that great keeper of his flock, even our Lord Jesus, come back from the dead through the blood of the eternal agreement,
1 Peter 5:4
And at the coming of the chief Keeper of the sheep, you will be given the eternal crown of glory.
But it was our pain he took, and our diseases were put on him: while to us he seemed as one diseased, on whom God's punishment had come.
Seventy weeks have been fixed for your people and your holy town, to let wrongdoing be complete and sin come to its full limit, and for the clearing away of evil-doing and the coming in of eternal righteousness: so that the vision and the word of the prophet may be stamped as true, and to put the holy oil on a most holy place.
The day after, John sees Jesus coming to him and says, See, here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
As the snake was lifted up by Moses in the waste land, even so it is necessary for the Son of man to be lifted up:
Him, when he was given up, by the decision and knowledge of God, you put to death on the cross, by the hands of evil men:
The kings of the earth were lifted up, the rulers came together, against the Lord, and against his Christ:
And they may have righteousness put to their credit, freely, by his grace, through the salvation which is in Christ Jesus:
Who was put to death for our evil-doing, and came to life again so that we might have righteousness.
For when we were still without strength, at the right time Christ gave his life for evil-doers.
He who did not keep back his only Son, but gave him up for us all, will he not with him freely give us all things?
2 Corinthians 5:21
For him who had no knowledge of sin God made to be sin for us; so that we might become the righteousness of God in him.
Christ has made us free from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us: because it is said in the Writings, A curse on everyone who is put to death by hanging on a tree:
For God in full measure was pleased to be in him;
So that when he comes into the world, he says, You had no desire for offerings, but you made a body ready for me;
1 Peter 1:18
Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,
1 Peter 2:24
He took our sins on himself, giving his body to be nailed on the tree, so that we, being dead to sin, might have a new life in righteousness, and by his wounds we have been made well.
1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ once went through pain for sins, the upright one taking the place of sinners, so that through him we might come back to God; being put to death in the flesh, but given life in the Spirit;
1 John 2:2
He is the offering for our sins; and not for ours only, but for all the world.
1 John 4:9
And the love of God was made clear to us when he sent his only Son into the world so that we might have life through him.
And all who are on the earth will give him worship, everyone whose name has not been from the first in the book of life of the Lamb who was put to death.
Then said Jesus to them, All of you will be turned away from me this night: for it is said in the Writings, I will put to death the keeper of the sheep, and the sheep of the flock will be put to flight.
And Jesus said to them, You will all be turned away from me: for it is in the Writings, I will put the keeper of the sheep to death, and the sheep will be put to flight.
See, a time is coming, yes, it is now here, when you will go away in all directions, every man to his house, and I will be by myself: but I am not by myself, because the Father is with me.
I will turn
So I took care of the flock of death, for those who made profit out of the flock; and I took for myself two rods, naming one Beautiful, and the other Bands; and I took care of the flock.
And whoever gives to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he will not go without his reward.
Let it not seem to you that one of these little ones is of no value; for I say to you that in heaven their angels see at all times the face of my Father in heaven.
Have no fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
It would be well for him if a great stone was put round his neck and he was dropped into the sea, before he made trouble for any of these little ones.
Jesus made answer, I have said that I am he; if you are looking for me, let these men go away.
But how then would the Writings come true, which say that so it has to be?
Saying, The Son of man will undergo much and be put on one side by the rulers and the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and be put to death, and on the third day he will come back to life.
Was it not necessary for the Christ to go through these things, and to come into his glory?