For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:20. The greatest deception of the human mind in Christ’s
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and
I am but a little child…. Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people. 1 Kings 3:7, 9. The language used by Solomon while praying to God before the ancient altar at Gibeon reveals his humility and
With what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. Matthew 7:2. Saul could not but feel that his son was preferred before him, both by the people
I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. 1 Samuel 3:13. Eli was a good man, pure in morals; but he has too indulgent.
They hearkened not unto the voice of their father. 1 Samuel 2:25. Eli was priest and judge in Israel. He held the highest and most responsible positions among the people of God. As a man divinely chosen for the sacred
And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness. Psalm 105:43. With sandaled feet, and staff in hand, the people of Israel had stood, hushed, awed, yet expectant, awaiting the royal mandate that should bid them