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As was his custom, Paul went into the synagogue, and on three Sabbaths he reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
1 Samuel 12:7
Now present yourselves, so I may confront you before the LORD with all the righteous acts He has done for you and your fathers.
"Come now, let us reason together, " says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, they will be as white as snow; though they are as red as crimson, they will become like wool.
"Present your case, " says the LORD. "Submit your arguments, " says the King of Jacob.
Therefore I urge you, brothers, on account of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts sanctify Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you the reason for the hope you possess. But respond with gentleness and respect,
Acts 24:15, 26
and I have the same hope in God that they themselves cherish, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked. . . .
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, 'He who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God,
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; justice was my robe and turban.
For the LORD is righteous; He loves justice. The upright will see His face.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has placed you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.
Psalm 58:1, 2
Do you indeed speak justly, O rulers? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men? . . .
He will judge Your people with righteousness and Your afflicted with justice.
God presides in the divine assembly; He renders judgment among the gods: . . .
Wicked behavior is detestable to kings, for a throne is established through righteousness.
Furthermore, I saw under the sun that in the place of judgment there is wickedness, and in the place of righteousness there is wickedness.
See how the faithful city has become a harlot! She once was full of justice; righteousness resided within her, but now only murderers!
in loving devotion a throne will be established in the tent of David. A judge seeking justice and prompt in righteousness will sit on it in faithfulness.
For I, the LORD, love justice; I hate robbery and iniquity; in My faithfulness I will give them their recompense and make an everlasting covenant with them.
Jeremiah 22:3, 15-17
This is what the LORD says: Administer justice and righteousness. Rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless, or the widow. Do not shed innocent blood in this place. . . .
For this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Enough, O princes of Israel! Cease your violence and oppression, and do what is just and right. Stop dispossessing My people, declares the Lord GOD.'
Therefore, may my advice be pleasing to you, O king. Break away from your sins by doing what is right, and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the oppressed. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity."
Hosea 10:4, 12
They speak mere words; with false oaths they make covenants. So judgment springs up like poisonous weeds in the furrows of a field. . . .
But let justice roll on like a river, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.
"Do horses gallop on the cliffs? Does one plow the sea with oxen? But you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood--
And when He comes, He will convict the world in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment:
1 John 3:7, 10
Little children, let no one deceive you: The one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as Christ is righteous. . . .
Do not spend your strength on women or your vigor on those who ruin kings. . . .
Ecclesiastes 10:16, 17
Woe to you, O land whose king is a youth, and whose princes feast in the morning. . . .
Isaiah 28:6, 7
a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and a strength to those who repel the onslaught at the gate. . . .
Daniel 5:1-4, 30
Many years later King Belshazzar held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he drank wine with them. . . .
The princes are inflamed with wine on the day of our king; so he joins hands with those who mock him.
For John had been telling Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife!" . . .
gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no Law.
Titus 2:11, 12
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men. . . .
1 Peter 4:4
Because of this, they consider it strange of you not to plunge with them into the same flood of reckless indiscretion, and they heap abuse on you.
2 Peter 1:6
and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness;
And He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that He is the One appointed by God to judge the living and the dead.
But when the Jews from Thessalonica learned that Paul was also proclaiming the word of God in Berea, they went there themselves to incite and agitate the crowds.
Psalm 50:3, 4
Our God comes and will not be silent! Consuming fire precedes Him, and a tempest rages around Him. . . .
I said in my heart, "God will judge the righteous and the wicked, since there is a time for every activity and every deed."
If you see the oppression of the poor and the denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be astonished at the matter; for one official is watched by a superior, and higher still are over them.
Rejoice, O young man, while you are young, and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and in the sight of your eyes, but know that for all these things God will bring you to judgment.
For God will bring every deed into judgment, along with every hidden thing, whether good or evil.
And many who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake, some to everlasting life, but others to shame and everlasting contempt.
When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, He will sit on His glorious throne. . . .
This will come to pass on that day when God will judge men's secrets through Christ Jesus, as proclaimed by my gospel.
So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore judge nothing before the proper time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men's hearts. At that time each will receive his praise from God.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive his due for the things done in the body, whether good or bad.
2 Thessalonians 1:7-10
and to grant relief to you who are oppressed and to us as well, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with His mighty angels . . .
2 Timothy 4:1
I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of His appearing and His kingdom:
instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.
Just as man is appointed to die once, and after that to face judgment,
1 Peter 4:5
But they will have to give an account to Him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
Then I saw a great white throne and the One seated on it. The earth and the heavens fled from His presence, and no place was found for them. . . .
When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and asked Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
"Now get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do."
Calling for lights, the jailer rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.
1 Kings 21:27
When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and fasted. He lay down in sackcloth and walked around meekly.
2 Kings 22:19
because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the LORD when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its people, that they would become a desolation and a curse, and because you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I have heard you, ' declares the LORD.
Ezra 10:3, 9
So now let us make a covenant before our God to send away all the foreign wives and their children, according to the counsel of my lord and of those who tremble at the command of our God. Let it be done according to the Law. . . .
The LORD reigns, let the nations tremble! He is enthroned above the cherubim. Let the earth quake.
My flesh trembles in awe of You; I stand in fear of Your judgments.
Shudder, you ladies of leisure; tremble, you daughters of complacency. Strip yourselves bare and put sackcloth around your waists.
Has not My hand made all these things? And so they came into being, declares the LORD. This is the one I will esteem: he who is humble and contrite in spirit, who trembles at My word.
Is not My word like fire, declares the LORD, and like a hammer that smashes a rock?"
I heard and trembled within; my lips quivered at the sound. Decay entered my bones; I trembled where I stood. Yet I must wait patiently for the day of distress to come upon the people who invade us.
Romans 3:19, 20
Now we know that whatever the Law says, it says to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God. . . .
1 Corinthians 14:24, 25
But if an unbeliever or uninstructed person comes in while everyone is prophesying, he will be convicted and called to account by all, . . .
But the Scripture pronounces all things confined by sin, so that by faith in Jesus Christ the promise might be given to those who believe.
Hebrews 4:1, 12
Therefore, while the promise of entering His rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be deemed to have fallen short of it. . . .
The sight was so terrifying that even Moses said, "I am trembling with fear."
You believe that God is one. Good for you! Even the demons believe that--and shudder.
Then he brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" . . .
Then Agrippa said to Paul, "Can you persuade me in such a short time to become a Christian?"
1 Kings 22:26, 27
And the king of Israel declared, "Take Micaiah and return him to Amon the governor of the city and to Joash the king's son, . . .
Because you refused my call, and no one took my outstretched hand, . . .
Later, King Zedekiah sent for him and received him, and in his palace he privately asked, "Is there a word from the LORD?" "There is, " Jeremiah replied. "You will be handed over to the king of Babylon." . . .
Then King Zedekiah sent for Jeremiah the prophet and received him at the third entrance that is in the house of the LORD. "I am going to ask you something, " said the king to Jeremiah. "Do not hide anything from me." . . .
Although Herod wanted to kill John, he was afraid of the people, because they considered him a prophet. . . .
But they paid no attention and went away, one to his field, and another to his business.
At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. . . .
When they heard about the resurrection of the dead, some began to mock him, but others said, "We want to hear you again on this topic."
Proverbs 6:4, 5
Allow no sleep to your eyes or slumber to your eyelids. . . .
Seek the LORD while He may be found; call on Him while He is near.
that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: "These people say, 'The time has not yet come to rebuild the house of the LORD.'"
Luke 13:24, 25
"Make every effort to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able. . . .
Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man: . . .
2 Corinthians 6:2
For He says: "In the time of favor I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you." Behold, now is the time of favor; now is the day of salvation!
Hebrews 3:7, 8, 13
Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says: "Today if you hear His voice, . . .
Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following the same pattern of disobedience.
James 4:13, 14
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business, and make a profit." . . .
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