Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and
Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the Lord. 1 Chronicles 29:9. From the very opening of David’s reign one of his most cherished plans had been that of erecting
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. Genesis 29:20. How different his [Jacob’s] arrival from that of Abraham’s messenger nearly a hundred years before!
Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren. Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou will
Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands…. They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusteth in them. Psalm 115:4-8. In the days of Noah a double curse was resting upon
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. 1