"Who are you?" they asked him. "We must give an answer to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?"
Brothers, if a person is caught doing something wrong, those of you who are spiritual should restore that person gently. Watch out for yourself so that you are not tempted as well.
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost?
Then Aaron is to bring the bull as a sin offering for himself and make atonement for himself and his household.
"Aaron is then to bring the bull for a sin offering for himself, thus making atonement for himself and his household. He is to slaughter the ox for himself.
"No person is to be there when he enters the Tent of Meeting to make atonement in the sacred place, until he comes out and has made atonement on account of himself, his household, and the entire assembly of Israel.
He is to wash his body with water at the sacred place and put on his clothes. Then he is to go out and offer a whole burnt offering for himself and a whole burnt offering for the people, thereby making atonement on account of himself and on account of the people.
If you are wise, your wisdom will assist you. If you mock, you alone will be held responsible.
Your wickedness affects only yourself; and your righteousness, only human beings.
He keeps bragging: "I've done it by the strength of my hand, and by my wisdom, because I'm so clever. I removed the boundaries of nations, and plundered their treasures; like a bull I brought down those who sat on thrones.
"As for me, I am truly filled with power by the Spirit of the LORD, filled with judgment and power to announce to Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.
You yourselves know that I worked with my own hands to support myself and those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 15:11
So, whether it was I or the others, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed.
Indeed, some of your own men will arise and distort the truth in order to lure the disciples into following them.
Even if it's true that I've erred, my error only affects me.
So all the people went to their hometowns to be registered.
"Why do you see the speck in your brother's eye but fail to notice the beam in your own eye?
You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."
Their own eyes will see their destruction; and they'll drink the wrath of the Almighty.
"Your lifestyles and your actions have brought these things on you. This is your calamity it is indeed bitter, for it has reached your heart!"
You have done this to yourselves, have you not, by forsaking the LORD your God, when he is the one who led you on the way?
He is to bring the offering made by fire with his own hands to the LORD. He is to bring the fat with the breast, since the breast is to be waved as a raised offering to the LORD.
2 Samuel 17:11
So here's my advice: Muster everybody from one end of the country to the other! You'll have an army in number like the sand on the seashore! Then you'll go into battle!