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 sharpen my lightning-like sword, and my hand will grasp hold of the weapon of judgment; I will execute vengeance on my foes, and repay those who hate me!
At that time the Lord will punish with his destructive, great, and powerful sword Leviathan the fast-moving serpent, Leviathan the squirming serpent; he will kill the sea monster.
How long will you cry out, 'Oh, sword of the Lord, how long will it be before you stop killing? Go back into your sheath! Stay there and rest!'
Because I will cut off from you both the righteous and the wicked, my sword will go out from its sheath against everyone from the south to the north.
The Lord my God says this: "Shepherd the flock set aside for slaughter.
Like a shepherd he tends his flock; he gathers up the lambs with his arm; he carries them close to his heart; he leads the ewes along.
I will set one shepherd over them, and he will feed them -- namely, my servant David. He will feed them and will be their shepherd.
"'My servant David will be king over them; there will be one shepherd for all of them. They will follow my regulations and carefully observe my statutes.
As for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, seemingly insignificant among the clans of Judah -- from you a king will emerge who will rule over Israel on my behalf, one whose origins are in the distant past.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
Now may the God of peace who by the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep, our Lord Jesus Christ,
1 Peter 5:4
Then when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that never fades away.
But he lifted up our illnesses, he carried our pain; even though we thought he was being punished, attacked by God, and afflicted for something he had done.
"Seventy weeks have been determined concerning your people and your holy city to put an end to rebellion, to bring sin to completion, to atone for iniquity, to bring in perpetual righteousness, to seal up the prophetic vision, and to anoint a most holy place.
On the next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
this man, who was handed over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you executed by nailing him to a cross at the hands of Gentiles.
The kings of the earth stood together, and the rulers assembled together, against the Lord and against his Christ.'
But they are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.
He was given over because of our transgressions and was raised for the sake of our justification.
For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
Indeed, he who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all -- how will he not also, along with him, freely give us all things?
2 Corinthians 5:21
God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that in him we would become the righteousness of God.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us (because it is written, "Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree")
For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in the Son
So when he came into the world, he said, "Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but a body you prepared for me.
1 Peter 1:18
You know that from your empty way of life inherited from your ancestors you were ransomed -- not by perishable things like silver or gold,
1 Peter 2:24
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we may cease from sinning and live for righteousness. By his wounds you were healed.
1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, to bring you to God, by being put to death in the flesh but by being made alive in the spirit.
1 John 2:2
and he himself is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for our sins but also for the whole world.
1 John 4:9
By this the love of God is revealed in us: that God has sent his one and only Son into the world so that we may live through him.
and all those who live on the earth will worship the beast, everyone whose name has not been written since the foundation of the world in the book of life belonging to the Lamb who was killed.
Then Jesus said to them, "This night you will all fall away because of me, for it is written: 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'
Then Jesus said to them, "You will all fall away, for it is written, 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.'
Look, a time is coming -- and has come -- when you will be scattered, each one to his own home, and I will be left alone. Yet I am not alone, because my Father is with me.
I will turn
So I began to shepherd the flock destined for slaughter, the most afflicted of all the flock. Then I took two staffs, calling one "Pleasantness" and the other "Binders," and I tended the flock.
And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple, I tell you the truth, he will never lose his reward."
"See that you do not disdain one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.
"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father is well pleased to give you the kingdom.
It would be better for him to have a millstone tied around his neck and be thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin.
Jesus replied, "I told you that I am he. If you are looking for me, let these men go."
How then would the scriptures that say it must happen this way be fulfilled?"
saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests, and experts in the law, and be killed, and on the third day be raised."
Wasn't it necessary for the Christ to suffer these things and enter into his glory?"